Accountant Salary

An Accountant earns an average salary of AU$55,186 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$39,835 - AU$82,051
(Median)
AU$40K
AU$55K
AU$82K
MEDIAN: AU$55,185
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AU$19.19 - AU$42.90
(Median)
AU$19
AU$27
AU$43
MEDIAN: AU$27.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$29KAU$58KAU$87K
Salary
AU$39,835 - AU$82,051  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$7,850  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$12,255  
Commission
AU$1,500  
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$39,967 - AU$84,362  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,404
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$19.19 - AU$42.90  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00  
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$49.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$7,850  
   
Commission
AU$1,500  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$12,255  
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$39,967 - AU$84,362  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 587
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$55,592

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Accountant Reviews

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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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries




National Average
AU$56,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries







Accounts Receivable
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Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Accounting
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Superannuation
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National Average
AU$56,000

Tax Compliance
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Auditing
up arrow 2%

Bookkeeping
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 518 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 92%
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