Accountant Salary

An Accountant earns an average salary of R223,626 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Budget Management, General Ledger Accounting, and SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO). People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

R107,777 - R381,531

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R83.26 - R260.92

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National Salary 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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R0R140KR280KR420K
Salary
R107,777 - R381,531  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R40,051  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R45,615  
Commission
R3,000 - R29,000  
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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R111,340 - R408,651  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,651
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R250R500R750
Hourly Rate
R83.26 - R260.92  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R727  
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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R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R40,051  
   
Commission
R3,000 - R29,000  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R45,615  
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).
)
R111,340 - R408,651  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Pay Difference by Location

Accountant Reviews

What is it like working as an Accountant?

Accountant in Sandton:
"Accounting."
Pros: Flexible working hours, management style, extra benefits, corporate environment.
Cons: Salary, total working hours, stress levels.

Accountant in Pretoria:
"Challenging."
Pros: The corporate culture is very informal. I do not have to take responsibility for anything.
Cons: I do not have to take responsibility for anything and so does no one else. It's like a bus without a driver.

Accountant in Sandton:
Pros: Its challenging at times. Always learning something new and I feel stimulated. Able to go on training. The people are wonderful. Friendly caring environment.
Cons: The salary.

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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries




National Average
R232,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 20%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 12%





Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 1%

National Average
R232,000

Accounts Payable
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Accounting
up arrow 11%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 12%

up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 322 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 40% dental benefits Dental: 5%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 59%
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