Accountant Salary

An Accountant earns an average salary of R228,582 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Budget Management, 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.

R110,898 - R390,846
(Median)
R110K
R230K
R390K
MEDIAN: R228,582
10%
50%
90%

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R65.00 - R300.00
(Median)
R65
R150
R300
MEDIAN: R152.00
10%
50%
90%

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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
R110,898 - R390,846  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R40,097  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R43,172  
Commission
R12,000  
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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R115,050 - R416,572  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,718
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R250R500R750
Hourly Rate
R65.00 - R300.00  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R734  
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 - R40,097  
   
Commission
R12,000  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R43,172  
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).
)
R115,050 - R416,572  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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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

National Average: R235,591

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Accountant Reviews

What is it like working as an Accountant?

Accountant in Cape Town:
"I love it!"
Pros: The challenges that comes with satisfying all your clients which are in different types of industries. Being deadline driven.
Cons: Having too much clients in my profile.

Accountant in Sandton:
"The office conditions are nice, get along well with fellow."
Pros: Enjoy the people I work with. The corporate culture is nice.
Cons: The stress is bad. Doing about 5 peoples work.

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
R236,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 18%


General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 11%




Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
0%

Accounting
0%

National Average
R236,000

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%



Tax Compliance
up arrow 13%

up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 327 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

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