Accountant Salary

An Accountant earns an average salary of R219,804 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.

R102,772 - R373,025
(Median)
R100K
R220K
R370K
MEDIAN: R219,803
10%
50%
90%

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R62.37 - R249.47
(Median)
R62
R150
R250
MEDIAN: R149.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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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R0R140KR280KR420K
Salary
R102,772 - R373,025  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R39,855  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R40,963  
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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R105,870 - R399,299  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,567
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
R62.37 - R249.47  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R745  
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 - R39,855  
   
Commission
R3,000 - R36,000  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R40,963  
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).
)
R105,870 - R399,299  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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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
R228,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries


General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 12%




Account Management
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Tax Preparation
0%

National Average
R228,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%




Accounting
up arrow 10%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 10%

up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

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