A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) earns an average salary of AU$67,087 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$48,954 - AU$88,415
AU$49K
AU$67K
AU$88K
MEDIAN: AU$66,858
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AU$23.61 - AU$61.28
AU$24
AU$33
AU$61
MEDIAN: AU$32.50
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Salary
AU$48,954 - AU$88,415  
   
Bonus
AU$646 - AU$10,106  
Profit Sharing
AU$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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AU$49,799 - AU$95,546  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 125
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$21AU$42AU$63
Hourly Rate
AU$23.61 - AU$61.28  
   
Overtime
AU$40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$646 - AU$10,106  
   
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$49,799 - AU$95,546  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 88 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Certified Public Accountant (CPA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 34 salaries. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$67,930

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Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲14%

▲7%

National Average
AU$68,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries


National Average
AU$68,000

Financial Reporting
▼3%

Tax Preparation
▼4%

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 88%
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