The average salary for a Late-Career Accountant with Payroll Administration skills in Australia is AU$75,838.
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Job Description for Accountant
Accountants perform financial calculations for companies in a wide variety of fields. Some common duties include creating sales and cash flow reports, administering payroll, keeping balance sheets, carrying out billing activities, managing budgets and keeping inventory. The accountant may also be responsible for filing taxes for the company, as well as reviewing past reports to generate income forecasts. Occasionally, internal audits must be carried out to make sure that the various areas of th…Read more
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Popular Skills for Accountant
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Financial Reporting, General Ledger Accounting, Tax Preparation, Microsoft Excel and Accounts Payable are correlated to pay that is above average.
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$50,192 based on 16 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$55,203 based on 135 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$67,887 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$76,800 based on 61 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Accountant in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 5.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (11.1% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (1.1% less).
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