An Accountant earns an average salary of AU$55,012 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Financial Analysis and Budget Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$39,988 - AU$83,129
AU$40K
AU$55K
AU$83K
MEDIAN: AU$55,011
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90%

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AU$19.47 - AU$43.54
AU$19
AU$27
AU$44
MEDIAN: AU$26.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$29KAU$58KAU$87K
Salary
AU$39,988 - AU$83,129  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$9,437  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$10,234  
Commission
AU$1,474  
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$40,182 - AU$85,213  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,988
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$23AU$46AU$69
Hourly Rate
AU$19.47 - AU$43.54  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00  
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$67.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$9,437  
   
Commission
AU$1,474  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$10,234  
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$40,182 - AU$85,213  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 337

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$55,342

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Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accountant?

Accountant in Sydney:
"Stress Level."
Pros: Multi-task: multiple opportunities and big challenge but good for personal development.
Cons: Too much work, not fully appreciated.

Accountant in Perth:
"Graduate Accountant."
Pros: Training, Good Management and Staff, Flexibility to learn about other aspects of business.
Cons: Long Hours, Small Pay, Small Team, Bad office amenities.

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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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries




National Average
AU$55,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 91%
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