An Accountant earns an average salary of AU$52,183 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.
Accountant Total Pay (?
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AU$38,341 - AU$77,214
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52K
64K
77K
MEDIAN: AU$52,183
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Accountant Total Pay (?
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AU$18.45 - AU$43.56
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MEDIAN: AU$26.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$27KAU$54KAU$81K
Salary
AU$38,341 - AU$77,214  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,679  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$9,826  
Commission
AU$0.00 - AU$1,513  
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$38,558 - AU$80,209  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,427
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$18.45 - AU$43.56  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$48.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,679  
   
Commission
AU$0.00 - AU$1,513  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$9,826  
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$38,558 - AU$80,209  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,427
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AU$53,000

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AU$53,000
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Gender
Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 8% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 91%
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