An Assistant Accountant earns an average salary of R185,299 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Reconciliation is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

R86,678 - R303,875
R87K
R190K
R300K
MEDIAN: R185,299
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National Salary Data (?
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R0R110KR220KR330K
Salary
R86,678 - R303,875  
   
Bonus
R5,106 - R32,779  
Commission
R3,500  
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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R86,896 - R309,415  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 250

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $171,000 based on 154 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $211,000 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Assistant Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $240,000 based on 46 salaries. An Assistant Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $358,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R190,761

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Assistant Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Accountant?

Assistant Accountant in Johannesburg:
"Learn and leave."
Pros: It's the kind of job to be treated as a rung on a ladder in order to enjoy the unique challenges it presents.
Cons: It can be very monotonous and repetitive so much that depending on your work ethic you can quickly run out of challenging things to learn.

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Key Stats for Assistant Accountant

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Assistant Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
▲88%

▲26%

▲11%

National Average
R191,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Assistant Accountant Salaries

Reconciliation
▲38%


Auditing
▲1%

National Average
R191,000

▼7%

Accounting
▼9%

General Ledger Accounting
▼14%

Financial Analysis
▼21%

Accounts Payable
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 62%