Accountant Salary (Australia)

An Accountant earns an average salary of AU$53,454 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Account Management, Budget Management, Financial Analysis, and Tax Consulting. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Accountant Salary (?
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AU$38,989 - AU$79,016
(Median)
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MEDIAN: AU$53,454
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Accountant Salary (?
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AU$18.96 - AU$43.01
(Median)
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MEDIAN: AU$26.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Salary
AU$38,989 - AU$79,016  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$7,149  
Profit Sharing
AU$493.16 - AU$11,920  
Commission
AU$1,000 - AU$3,406  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$39,199 - AU$81,385  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,490
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$18.96 - AU$43.01  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$48.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$7,149  
   
Commission
AU$1,000 - AU$3,406  
Profit Sharing
AU$493.16 - AU$11,920  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$39,199 - AU$81,385  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 370
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Pay Difference By Location

Darwin
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Bunbury
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Toowoomba
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National Average
AU$54,000
Geelong
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Accountant Reviews

What is it like working as an Accountant?
Accountant in Bendigo:
"Young And Vibrant Team Of Professionals."
Pros: People are good to work with, a range of different types and variety of work.
Cons: Expected to work very hard for little pay.

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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

National Average
AU$54,000

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 16%
Budget Management
up arrow 16%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 7%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
Tax Compliance
up arrow 1%
Auditing
0%
Accounting
0%
National Average
AU$54,000
Bookkeeping
up arrow 1%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%
Superannuation
up arrow 8%

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Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 7% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 92%
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