The average salary for an Accountant is NZ$52,116 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Reporting and Accounting. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Accountant Total Pay (?
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NZ$36,844 - NZ$75,333
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MEDIAN: NZ$52,115
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Accountant Total Pay (?
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NZ$13.68 - NZ$34.88
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MEDIAN: NZ$21.00
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National Salary Data

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NZ$0NZ$26KNZ$52KNZ$78K
Salary
NZ$36,844 - NZ$75,333  
   
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$6,543  
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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NZ$36,509 - NZ$76,574  
PayScale
Country: New Zealand | Currency: NZD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 125
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$13NZ$26NZ$39
Hourly Rate
NZ$13.68 - NZ$34.88  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$26KNZ$52KNZ$78K
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$6,543  
   
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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NZ$36,509 - NZ$76,574  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Auckland
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National Average
NZ$52,000
Wellington
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Hamilton
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Whangarei
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%
Mid-Career
up arrow 19%
Late-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
NZ$52,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 26%
Accounting
up arrow 13%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 5%
National Average
NZ$52,000
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Gender
Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 14% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 85%
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