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Average Accounts Assistant Salary in Australia

AU$50,078
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$1,800
Bonus
AU$1,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Accounts Assistant in Australia is AU$50,078.
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A$39k
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A$50k
90%
A$62k
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AU$39k - AU$62k
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AU$175 - AU$5k
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AU$0 - AU$2k
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AU$40k - AU$63k
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What Do Accounts Assistants Do?

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.

Career Paths

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Accounts Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Accounts Assistants?

Skills in Reconciliation, Microsoft Excel and Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Assistants?

An entry-level Accounts Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$44,543 based on 48 salaries. An early career Accounts Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$48,504 based on 354 salaries. A mid-career Accounts Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$53,307 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Accounts Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$55,744 based on 87 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$59,997.
Employees with Accounts Assistant in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 6.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (2.9% more) and Newcastle, New South Wales (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (8.6% less), Brisbane, Queensland (6.6% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 639 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.5%
Early Career
55.4%
Mid Career
16.7%
Experienced
13.6%
Late Career
6.7%

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