An Assistant Accountant earns an average salary of R184,472 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

R86,964 - R306,705
(Median)
R87K
R180K
R310K
MEDIAN: R184,471
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R86,964 - R306,705  
   
Bonus
R4,865 - R33,221  
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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R87,268 - R314,089  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 261
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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Accountant

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R188,717

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Assistant Accountant Reviews

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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Experience Affects Assistant Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 26%


National Average
R189,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Accountant Salaries


Auditing
up arrow 2%

National Average
R189,000


General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 13%

Accounting
up arrow 15%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 21%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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