Average Entry-Level Accountant Salary in Australia

AU$46,472
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$995
Bonus
AU$1,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Accountant in Australia is AU$46,472.
10%
AU$38k
MEDIAN
AU$46k
90%
AU$59k
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AU$38k - AU$59k
Bonus
AU$180 - AU$7k
Profit Sharing
AU$100 - AU$6k
Total Pay
AU$38k - AU$60k

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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 Tax Preparation, Microsoft Excel and Bookkeeping.

Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$53,663 based on 2,525 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$66,747 based on 1,111 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 7.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (6.6% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (13.6% less), Hobart, Tasmania (12.1% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,490 survey responses.
Early Career
56.2%
Mid Career
24.7%
Experienced
14.0%
Late Career
5.0%

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