The average pay for an Accountant with Payroll Administration skills is AU$60,416 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$45,083 - AU$83,847
AU$45K
AU$60K
AU$84K
MEDIAN: AU$60,416
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50%
90%
AU$20.17 - AU$46.00
AU$20
AU$28
AU$46
MEDIAN: AU$27.74
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$85K
Salary AU$45,083 - AU$83,847
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,761
Profit Sharing AU$1,500
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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AU$45,052 - AU$85,366
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 187
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$20.17 - AU$46.00
Overtime AU$49.25
Annual Data AU$0AU$85K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,761
Profit Sharing AU$1,500
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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AU$45,052 - AU$85,366
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 133 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$67,000 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$80,000 based on 46 salaries. An Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$73,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$60,354

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲33%

▲21%

▲11%

National Average
AU$60,000

▼10%

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 93%