Accountant Salary (Australia)

An Accountant earns an average salary of AU$52,855 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Account Management, Budget Management, Financial Analysis, Payroll Administration, and Tax Consulting. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Accountant Total Pay (?
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AU$38,695 - AU$78,349
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MEDIAN: AU$52,854
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Accountant Total Pay (?
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AU$18.73 - AU$43.45
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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$38,695 - AU$78,349  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$7,092  
Profit Sharing
AU$489.36 - AU$12,255  
Commission
AU$1,000 - AU$3,406  
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$38,882 - AU$80,884  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,625
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$18.73 - AU$43.45  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$49.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$7,092  
   
Commission
AU$1,000 - AU$3,406  
Profit Sharing
AU$489.36 - 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$38,882 - AU$80,884  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,625
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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$53,000

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 22%
Budget Management
up arrow 17%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 12%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%
Tax Compliance
up arrow 2%
Accounting
up arrow 2%
Auditing
up arrow 1%
Bookkeeping
0%
Accounts Payable
0%
National Average
AU$53,000
Tax Preparation
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Superannuation
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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
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 8% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 92%
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