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Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary

The average salary for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is AU$63,709 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$45,045 - AU$97,207
(Median)
AU$45K
AU$64K
AU$97K
MEDIAN: AU$63,709
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AU$24.27 - AU$50.45
(Median)
AU$24
AU$34
AU$50
MEDIAN: AU$34.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$45,045 - AU$97,207  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,213  
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$46,617 - AU$101,513  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 205
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$24.27 - AU$50.45  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,213  
   
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$46,617 - AU$101,513  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
AU$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 11% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 88%