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Average Financial Auditor’s and Accountant’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Financial Auditors and Accountants.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 1111.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: accountant, auditor, CA (chartered accountant) and income tax expert.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average wages are earned in Ottawa – Ontario at $38.98 per hour and the lowest average wages are earned in Winnipeg – Manitoba at $29.74 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $60,000 – $80,000.
Government data indicates that the labour market for this occupation is expected to remain balanced for the near future. Retirements will be the main source of job vacancies in this position.
Average Hourly Wages for Financial Auditors and Accountants in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||23.84||37.98||81.61||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||20.98||32.93||61.48||2019|
|Vancouver Island & Coast – British Columbia||19.25||32.48||52.20||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||17.46||29.74||51.28||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||16.59||30.05||38.46||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||18.75||30.99||50.82||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||19.71||33.65||62.50||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario||23.08||38.98||56.25||2018|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario||20.19||35.00||60.00||2018|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||20.19||35.00||60.00||2018|
|Prince Edward Island||15.87||31.79||46.15||2018|
|Montreal – Quebec||19.23||31.25||57.69||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||20.00||34.13||55.38||2018|
Currently, this occupation is an eligible occupation for express entry immigration with the federal skilled worker permanent resident visa.
There are over 190,000 financial auditors and accountants working in Canada.
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in business and finance, which includes financial auditors and accountants, is $39.57. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,400, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $73,000.
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