Average Mid-Career Accountant Salary in Australia

AU$66,747
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$2,000
Bonus
AU$2,500
Commission
AU$2,035
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Accountant in Australia is AU$66,747.
10%
A$51k
MEDIAN
A$67k
90%
A$86k
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Salary
AU$51k - AU$86k
Bonus
AU$520 - AU$10k
Profit Sharing
AU$200 - AU$19k
Commission
AU$0 - AU$3k
Total Pay
AU$51k - AU$87k

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Popular Skills for Accountant

Skills in Financial Reporting and General Ledger Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Bookkeeping, Tax Compliance and Tax Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

An entry-level Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$46,472 based on 302 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$53,663 based on 2,571 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$76,926 based on 628 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$82,690.
Employees with Accountant in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 7.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (3.7% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (6.4% less), Newcastle, New South Wales (3.5% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,727 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.1%
Early Career
69.0%
Experienced
16.9%
Late Career
6.1%

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