A Bookkeeper earns an average salary of R154,490 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

R79,725 - R262,578
R80K
R150K
R260K
MEDIAN: R154,490
10%
50%
90%

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R42.10 - R187.89
R42
R99
R190
MEDIAN: R99.37
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R100KR200KR300K
Salary
R79,725 - R262,578  
   
Bonus
R3,012 - R24,593  
Profit Sharing
R2,600  
Commission
R18,000  
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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R80,718 - R279,028  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R160R320R480
Hourly Rate
R42.10 - R187.89  
   
Overtime
R16.64 - R459.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R320KR640KR960K
Bonus
R3,012 - R24,593  
   
Commission
R18,000  
Profit Sharing
R2,600  
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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R80,718 - R279,028  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

Pay by Experience for a Bookkeeper has a positive trend. An entry-level Bookkeeper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $122,000 based on 501 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bookkeeper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $164,000 based on 414 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $187,000 based on 393 salaries. A Bookkeeper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $209,000 based on 173 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R159,824

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Bookkeeper Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Bookkeeper?

Bookkeeper in Durban:
Pros: Working with people. Processing accounts. Processing payments. Reconciling remittances. Processing the cash book.
Cons: Requesting documents or information from clients or suppliers and not receiving feedback.

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Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries

▲31%

▲17%

▲3%

National Average
R160,000

▼24%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries





Accounts Payable
▼0%

National Average
R160,000

▼1%


Accounting
▼2%


Reconciliation
▼12%

Pastel
▼48%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 80%