The average salary for an Accountant with Payroll Administration skills is AU$60,093 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$43,966 - AU$82,129
AU$44K
AU$60K
AU$82K
MEDIAN: AU$59,941
10%
50%
90%
AU$21.95 - AU$41.79
AU$22
AU$29
AU$42
MEDIAN: AU$29.14
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$83K
Salary AU$43,966 - AU$82,129
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,485
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$44,595 - AU$83,840
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 298
Hourly Data AU$0AU$59
Hourly Rate AU$21.95 - AU$41.79
Overtime AU$47.06
Annual Data AU$0AU$83K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,485
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$44,595 - AU$83,840
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 87

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.

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Accountant Tasks

  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.

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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 213 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$65,000 based on 134 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$77,000 based on 81 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 33 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$60,284

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

▲22%

▲7%

National Average
AU$60,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 93%