An Accountant in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$56,620 per year. A skill in Tax Consulting is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$41,652 - AU$83,023
AU$42K
AU$57K
AU$83K
MEDIAN: AU$56,620
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AU$19.21 - AU$41.41
AU$19
AU$23
AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$23.39
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$29KAU$58KAU$87K
Salary
AU$41,652 - AU$83,023  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$8,292  
Profit Sharing
AU$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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AU$41,404 - AU$84,779  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 323
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AU$0AU$15AU$30AU$45
Hourly Rate
AU$19.21 - AU$41.41  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00  
Overtime
AU$27.54  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$8,292  
   
Profit Sharing
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$41,404 - AU$84,779  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 267 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 43 salaries. An Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲59%

▲36%

▲18%

National Average
AU$57,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 88%