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Accountant Salary

An Accountant earns an average salary of AU$54,298 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Budget Management, Financial Analysis, and Account Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$39,324 - AU$79,988
(Median)
AU$39K
AU$54K
AU$80K
MEDIAN: AU$54,297
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50%
90%

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AU$19.18 - AU$42.97
(Median)
AU$19
AU$26
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$39,324 - AU$79,988  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$7,136  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - 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$39,529 - AU$82,285  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,758
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$16AU$32AU$48
Hourly Rate
AU$19.18 - AU$42.97  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$46.76  
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$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$7,136  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - 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).
)
AU$39,529 - AU$82,285  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 459

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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

Budget Management
up arrow 14%








Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Tax Compliance
0%

Auditing
0%

Accounting
0%

National Average
AU$55,000

Bookkeeping
up arrow 2%

Superannuation
up arrow 3%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 508 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 6% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 93%