Average Experienced Accountant Salary in Australia

AU$76,926
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$2,043
Bonus
AU$2,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Accountant in Australia is AU$76,926.
10%
A$56k
MEDIAN
A$77k
90%
A$109k
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Salary
AU$56k - AU$109k
Bonus
AU$516 - AU$15k
Profit Sharing
AU$2k - AU$104k
Total Pay
AU$56k - AU$110k

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Popular Skills for Accountant

Skills in Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Bookkeeping, Tax Preparation, General Ledger Accounting and Financial Reporting.

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$46,472 based on 302 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$53,663 based on 2,571 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$66,747 based on 1,121 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 7.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (2.6% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cairns, Queensland (12.2% less), Adelaide, South Australia (6.3% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,220 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.2%
Early Career
60.9%
Mid Career
26.6%
Late Career
5.4%

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