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Accountant Salary

An Accountant earns an average salary of R217,873 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO) and General Ledger Accounting. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
R99,870 - R368,178
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R217,872
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R60.12 - R252.20
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MEDIAN: R149.00
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National Salary Data

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R0R140KR280KR420K
Salary
R99,870 - R368,178  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R39,834  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R44,042  
Commission
R3,000 - R36,000  
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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R103,492 - R394,846  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,416
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R250R500R750
Hourly Rate
R60.12 - R252.20  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R750  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R39,834  
   
Commission
R3,000 - R36,000  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R44,042  
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).
)
R103,492 - R394,846  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries




National Average
R226,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries


General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 11%




Account Management
up arrow 4%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
0%

National Average
R226,000



Accounting
up arrow 10%


Tax Compliance
up arrow 11%

up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 293 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

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