An Accountant with Tax Consulting skills earns an average salary of AU$55,927 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$40,587 - AU$81,056
AU$41K
AU$56K
AU$81K
MEDIAN: AU$55,876
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50%
90%
AU$19.80 - AU$48.21
AU$20
AU$29
AU$48
MEDIAN: AU$29.50
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$83K
Salary AU$40,587 - AU$81,056
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,987
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$13,906
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$40,961 - AU$83,913
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 445
Hourly Data AU$0AU$48
Hourly Rate AU$19.80 - AU$48.21
Overtime AU$39.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$83K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,987
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$13,906
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$40,961 - AU$83,913
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 72

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$52,000 based on 329 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$66,000 based on 178 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$79,000 based on 68 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$82,000 based on 26 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$56,687

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲45%

▲40%

▲16%

National Average
AU$57,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 96%