Assistant Accountant Salary

An Assistant Accountant earns an average salary of R164,040 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Financial Analysis, Auditing, and Financial Reporting. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

R82,667 - R288,661
(Median)
R83K
R160K
R290K
MEDIAN: R164,040
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
R82,667 - R288,661  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R23,838  
Profit Sharing
R15,000  
Commission
R5,000  
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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R83,743 - R295,549  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 401
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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: R168,404

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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

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Late-Career
up arrow 23%


National Average
R168,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Accountant Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 24%

Auditing
up arrow 14%


National Average
R168,000

Bookkeeping
up arrow 2%

Accounting
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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