Average Early-Career Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary in Australia

AU$55,177
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AU$2,015
Bonus
AU$1,100
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The average salary for an Early-Career Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills in Australia is AU$55,177.
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A$43k
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A$55k
90%
A$73k
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AU$43k - AU$73k
Bonus
AU$506 - AU$7k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$10k
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AU$43k - AU$74k
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Popular Skills for Accountant

Skills in Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Bookkeeping, Tax Compliance and 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$48,275 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$68,497 based on 414 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$74,713 based on 278 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$81,631.
Employees with Accountant in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 9.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (5.7% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (4.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hobart, Tasmania (20.3% less), Adelaide, South Australia (8.0% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 838 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.4%
Mid Career
49.4%
Experienced
33.2%
Late Career
11.0%

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