An Assistant Accountant earns an average salary of AU$53,993 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Accounting is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$41,068 - AU$66,224
AU$41K
AU$54K
AU$66K
MEDIAN: AU$53,993
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90%

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AU$18.52 - AU$33.54
AU$19
AU$25
AU$34
MEDIAN: AU$24.86
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$23KAU$46KAU$69K
Salary
AU$41,068 - AU$66,224  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,899  
Profit Sharing
AU$5,500  
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$40,753 - AU$66,932  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 658
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$18AU$36AU$54
Hourly Rate
AU$18.52 - AU$33.54  
   
Overtime
AU$20.43 - AU$51.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,899  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$5,500  
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$40,753 - AU$66,932  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 135

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 609 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 188 salaries. An experienced Assistant Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 91 salaries. An Assistant Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$53,804

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Assistant Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Accountant?

Assistant Accountant in Coolum Beach:
"Office conditions."
Pros: I love customer service and working out tax returns for people. Learning new skills.
Cons: My boss doesn't value my experience or skills that I have.

Assistant Accountant in Melbourne:
"Co-Workers."
Pros: The people I work with, learn on the job, close to home.
Cons: My salary, lack of opportunity to move up through the company.

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Key Stats for Assistant Accountant

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Assistant Accountant Salaries

▲12%

▲10%

▲4%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Assistant Accountant Salaries

▲12%




Budgeting
▲2%



Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
AU$54,000

General Ledger Accounting
▼2%

Financial Analysis
▼3%


▼5%


Reconciliation
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 93%