The average salary for a Mid-Career Accountant with Auditing skills in Australia is AU$61,781.
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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
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Financial Reporting, General Ledger Accounting, Tax Compliance and Bookkeeping are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Tax Preparation.
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$49,728 based on 20 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$51,166 based on 117 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$79,818 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$0.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Accountant in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 23.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (14.8% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (0.4% more).
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