The average salary for an Accountant in Adelaide, South Australia is AU$52,996 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Payroll Administration, Tax Consulting, and Account Management.

AU$40,201 - AU$77,221
AU$40K
AU$53K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$52,833
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.42 - AU$41.43
AU$18
AU$29
AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$29.39
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$79K
Salary AU$40,201 - AU$77,221
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,183
Profit Sharing AU$983
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$40,001 - AU$79,775
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 181
Hourly Data AU$0AU$41
Hourly Rate AU$18.42 - AU$41.43
Overtime AU$33.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$79K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,183
Profit Sharing AU$983
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$40,001 - AU$79,775
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

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$50,000 based on 139 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$64,000 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$65,000 based on 42 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$68,000 based on 16 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲25%

▲20%

▲18%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries








Accounts Receivable
▲1%

Tax Preparation
▼0%

Bookkeeping
▼0%

National Average
AU$54,000



▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 93%