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$40,493 - AU$77,217
AU$40K
AU$54K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$53,926
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AU$20.07 - AU$40.91
AU$20
AU$31
AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$31.48
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AU$0AU$80K
Salary AU$40,493 - AU$77,217
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,635
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$40,716 - AU$80,177
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 290
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$20.07 - AU$40.91
Overtime AU$27.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$80K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,635
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$40,716 - AU$80,177
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

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Pay by Experience Level for Tax Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Tax Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Tax Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 241 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tax Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$67,000 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Tax Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 41 salaries. A Tax Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$84,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$55,408

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Tax Accountant Reviews

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

Tax Accountant in Melbourne:
"Tax Accountant."
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
58 %
Male
42 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Tax Accountant Salaries

▲52%

▲30%

▲22%

National Average
AU$55,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Tax Accountant Salaries



Tax Compliance
▲2%


National Average
AU$55,000

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 1%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: %
no benefits
None: 99%
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