Tax Accountant Salary

A Tax Accountant earns an average salary of AU$53,030 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$40,010 - AU$78,455
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AU$40K
AU$53K
AU$78K
MEDIAN: AU$53,030
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AU$19.65 - AU$39.76
(Median)
AU$20
AU$29
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$27KAU$54KAU$81K
Salary
AU$40,010 - AU$78,455  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$3,945  
Profit Sharing
AU$750  
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$40,287 - AU$79,978  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 520
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$15AU$30AU$45
Hourly Rate
AU$19.65 - AU$39.76  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$44.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$3,945  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$750  
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$40,287 - AU$79,978  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Pay by Experience Level for Tax Accountant

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$53,994

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Tax Accountant Reviews

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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Experience Affects Tax Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
AU$54,000


Skills That Affect Tax Accountant Salaries


Tax Compliance
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Financial Reporting
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National Average
AU$54,000

Tax Preparation
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 97%
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