Accounting Technicians and Bookkeepers

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Maintain complete sets of financial books, keep records of accounts, verify the procedures used for recording financial transactions, and provide personal bookkeeping services

Outlook

Fair

Wage

Low: $12.31
Median: $18.50
High: $27.78

Training

  • Completion of a college program in accounting, bookkeeping or a related field 
  • Completion of two years (first level) of a recognized professional accounting program (e.g., Chartered Accounting, Certified General Accounting)
  • Courses in accounting or bookkeeping combined with several years of experience as a financial or accounting clerk are required.

Places of Employment

Private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed

Regulated

No