A Bookkeeper earns an average salary of R124,627 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Financial Reporting, Administration, Payroll Administration, and Accounts Payable.
Bookkeeper Total Pay (?
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R61,308 - R223,594
(Median)
61K
89K
120K
180K
220K
MEDIAN: R124,627
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90%
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Bookkeeper Total Pay (?
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R35.89 - R163.75
(Median)
36
57
98
150
160
MEDIAN: R97.00
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75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R90KR180KR270K
Salary
R61,308 - R223,594  
   
Bonus
R492.44 - R19,496  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R59,180  
Commission
R0.00 - R41,718  
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).
)
R63,626 - R249,040  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,424
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R90R180R270
Hourly Rate
R35.89 - R163.75  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R250.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R180KR360KR540K
Bonus
R492.44 - R19,496  
   
Commission
R0.00 - R41,718  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R59,180  
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).
)
R63,626 - R249,040  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,424
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Pay Difference By Location
Sandton
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Randburg
up arrow 35%
Centurion
up arrow 23%
up arrow 11%
Alberton
up arrow 7%
National Average
R133,000
Vereeniging
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Richards Bay
up arrow 27%
Paarl
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Rustenburg
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries

National Average
R133,000

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

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Gender
Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 24% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 76%
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