Accountant Salary (South Africa)

An Accountant earns an average salary of R207,902 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Applications and SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO). People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Accountant Total Pay (?
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R94,215 - R362,744
(Median)
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290K
360K
MEDIAN: R207,902
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Accountant Total Pay (?
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R50.93 - R259.76
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R150
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National Salary Data

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R0R130KR260KR390K
Salary
R94,215 - R362,744  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R39,591  
Profit Sharing
R-3.16 - R58,175  
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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R96,971 - R388,431  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R250R500R750
Hourly Rate
R50.93 - R259.76  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R750  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R39,591  
   
Profit Sharing
R-3.16 - R58,175  
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).
)
R96,971 - R388,431  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,225
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Pay Difference By Location

Alberton
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Centurion
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National Average
R217,000
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Polokwane
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Vereeniging
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Rustenburg
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Accountant Reviews

What is it like working as an Accountant?
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
R217,000

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%
Account Management
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National Average
R217,000
Accounting
up arrow 5%
Tax Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 243 votes.

Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 5%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 59%
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