Bookkeeper / Payroll Supervisor Salary Canada

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Average Supervisor’s, Finance and Insurance Clerk’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Supervisors, Finance and Insurance Clerks.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 1212.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: bank clerks supervisor, payroll supervisor, accounts supervisor, bookkeeping supervisor and financial accounting supervisor.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Calgary – Alberta at $38.85 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Halifax, Nova Scotia at $23.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $45,000 – $65,000.

Government labour market data indicates that the number of job seekers will continue to be sufficient to fill the job vacancies in this profession for the future. Retirements will be the main source of job vacancies for this profession.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Supervisors, Finance and Insurance Clerks in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta*18.8538.8557.422017
Edmonton – Alberta*16.8332.2055.102017
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia 19.9529.30 46.152016
Winnipeg – Manitoba 17.09 25.64 38.46 2016
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)17.0026.4935.902016
Halifax – Nova Scotia 12.5023.0029.232016
Toronto – Ontario 16.3025.6441.032016
Ottawa – Ontario 20.0025.64 40.47 2016
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario 16.4425.27 48.082016
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 14.42 27.8848.082016
Prince Edward Island 15.00 25.68 34.87 2016
Monteal – Quebec 16.8326.15 36.062016
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan(1)20.0029.7445.002016


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Identifying training needs and training workers
›› Assigning work to clerks
›› Examining and verifying accuracy of work performed by clerks
›› Resolving work-related problems
›› Preparing reports for management
Comparison with employment group

The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for administrative and financial supervisors and administrative occupations, which includes supervisors for finance and insurance clerks, is $26.37. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $945, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $49,000.

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