AU$48,773
Avg. Salary
AU$24.48
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Accounts Assistant is AU$24.48 per hour.

The average pay for an Accounts Assistant is AU$48,773 per year.

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MEDIAN AU$48,773
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MEDIAN: AU$48,773
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Salary AU$38,520 - AU$62,166
Bonus AU$501 - AU$5,960
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$39,178 - AU$62,751
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 400
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$19.60 - AU$30.34
Overtime AU$20.11 - AU$49.17
Annual Data AU$0AU$62K
Bonus AU$501 - AU$5,960
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$39,178 - AU$62,751
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 199

Job Description for Accounts Assistant

An accounts assistant plays a critical role in any accounting or business firm. They work as part of the team that is responsible for maintaining finances within the company; they typically report directly to the accountant or the finance manager. On a typical day, an accounts assistant's work includes balancing books to ensure that records and payments are correct and working with the sales team on current and future projects. There are many other tasks they might encounter such as handling and writing checks, sales order processing, preparing statutory accounts, and processing invoices. This job typically takes place during normal business hours, but there may be special cases in which the accounts assistant is needed to help the accountant or the financial manager to meet critical task on deadline.

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Accounts Assistant Tasks
  • Receive and process payments, invoices, employee reimbursements, bills, and other accounting information.
  • Batch and prepare payments, payroll, or other outgoing financial data.
  • Enter data into databases and accounting software, balancing accounts.
  • Review transactions for errors and accuracy and make corrections.

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Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Accounts Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounts Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 420 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounts Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Accounts Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 99 salaries. An Accounts Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 33 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: AU$49,695

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Q: What is it like working as an Accounts Assistant?

Accounts Assistant in Melbourne:
Pros: Availability of desired positions
Cons: Long drive to work, traffic

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Key Stats for Accounts Assistant

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Accounts Assistant Salaries

▲9%

▲6%

▲5%

National Average
AU$50,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Accounts Assistant Salaries

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%