An Assistant Accountant earns an average salary of R187,551 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

R87,523 - R307,385
R88K
R190K
R310K
MEDIAN: R187,551
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
R87,523 - R307,385  
   
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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R87,853 - R315,219  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 266

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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: R194,236

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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
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
047
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Assistant Accountant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%


Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
R194,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Accountant Salaries


National Average
R194,000

Auditing
up arrow 1%


Accounting
up arrow 12%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 15%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 23%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 56%
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