An Assistant Accountant earns an average salary of AU$52,858 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 10 years' experience.

AU$40,404 - AU$65,155
(Median)
AU$40K
AU$53K
AU$65K
MEDIAN: AU$52,857
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AU$18.26 - AU$33.56
(Median)
AU$18
AU$25
AU$34
MEDIAN: AU$25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$23KAU$46KAU$69K
Salary
AU$40,404 - AU$65,155  
   
Bonus
AU$250.00 - AU$6,647  
Profit Sharing
AU$5,000  
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$40,211 - AU$66,001  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 731
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$18AU$36AU$54
Hourly Rate
AU$18.26 - AU$33.56  
   
Overtime
AU$20.43 - AU$51.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$250.00 - AU$6,647  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$5,000  
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$40,211 - AU$66,001  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Accountant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$52,899

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Assistant Accountant Reviews

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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Experience Affects Assistant Accountant Salaries




National Average
AU$53,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Accountant Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 13%

Month-End Close
up arrow 4%

Budgeting
up arrow 4%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%

General Ledger Accounting
0%

National Average
AU$53,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 3%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 4%

Reconciliation
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 93%
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