The average pay for a Tax Accountant is AU$55,097 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$40,740 - AU$80,483
AU$41K
AU$55K
AU$80K
MEDIAN: AU$55,097
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AU$19.97 - AU$40.51
AU$20
AU$30
AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$30.30
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Salary
AU$40,740 - AU$80,483  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$9,839  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00  
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$40,969 - AU$81,899  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 279
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$19.97 - AU$40.51  
   
Overtime
AU$22.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$9,839  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00  
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$40,969 - AU$81,899  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Pay by Experience Level for Tax Accountant

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$56,586

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Tax Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Tax Accountant?

Tax Accountant in Melbourne:
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Pros: Learn about the tax system and how to reduce your taxes legally. Get to understand how different businesses work if you want to run your own business in the future.
Cons: Gets quite repetitive after a while, could be a good thing as you will make less mistakes in the future but can get quite boring as you do the same thing over and over.

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Key Stats for Tax Accountant

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Tax Accountant Salaries

▲49%

▲27%

▲19%

National Average
AU$57,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Tax Accountant Salaries



Tax Compliance
▼0%

National Average
AU$57,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 98%
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