Accountant Salary

An Accountant earns an average salary of AU$54,647 per year. A skill in Financial Analysis is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$39,550 - AU$80,247
(Median)
AU$40K
AU$55K
AU$80K
MEDIAN: AU$54,647
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AU$19.21 - AU$43.17
(Median)
AU$19
AU$27
AU$43
MEDIAN: AU$26.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Salary
AU$39,550 - AU$80,247  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$7,120  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$10,406  
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$39,745 - AU$82,480  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,899
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$19.21 - AU$43.17  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$50.53  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$7,120  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$10,406  
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).
)
AU$39,745 - AU$82,480  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 482
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Pay Difference by Location

Accountant Reviews

What is it like working as an Accountant?

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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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries




National Average
AU$55,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries




General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 8%



Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Accounting
up arrow 1%

Tax Compliance
0%

Auditing
0%

National Average
AU$55,000

Bookkeeping
up arrow 2%

Superannuation
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 520 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
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: 2% employee benefits None: 92%
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