The average salary for an Entry-Level Accountant in Brisbane, Queensland is AU$45,788.
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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. Occasionally, internal audits must be carried out to make sure that the various areas of th…Read more
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Popular Skills for Accountant
Skills in Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Reporting, Bookkeeping and Microsoft Excel.
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$53,517 based on 292 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$66,131 based on 127 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$78,101 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$88,914.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Accountant in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 9.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (8.4% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (3.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (12.3% less) and Hobart, Tasmania (10.8% less).
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