AU$54,860
Avg. Salary
AU$25.55
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$2,200

Bonus

AU$2,000

Profit Sharing

AU$5,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Assistant Accountant is AU$25.55 per hour.

The average pay for an Assistant Accountant is AU$54,860 per year.

10%
AU$19.63
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AU$25.55
50%
AU$34.23
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$25.55
10%
AU$41k
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AU$55k
50%
AU$68k
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$54,860
AU$41,310 - AU$67,502
AU$41K
AU$55K
AU$68K
MEDIAN: AU$54,860
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50%
90%
AU$19.63 - AU$34.23
AU$20
AU$26
AU$34
MEDIAN: AU$25.55
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$68K
Salary AU$41,310 - AU$67,502
Bonus AU$489 - AU$6,485
Profit Sharing AU$2,000
Commission AU$5,000
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$41,307 - AU$68,477
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,414
Hourly Data AU$0AU$48
Hourly Rate AU$19.63 - AU$34.23
Overtime AU$22.51 - AU$48.32
Annual Data AU$0AU$68K
Bonus AU$489 - AU$6,485
Commission AU$5,000
Profit Sharing AU$2,000
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$41,307 - AU$68,477
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 325

Job Description for Assistant Accountant

Assistant accountants aid in the day-to-day operations of an accounting department, typically reporting to a senior accountant or production accountant. Specific daily tasks vary based on whether or not an assistant accountant is hired by an individual accountant or an accounting firm.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 1,388 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant 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$60,000 based on 420 salaries. An experienced Assistant Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 198 salaries. An Assistant 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$61,000 based on 59 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: AU$54,822

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Assistant Accountant Reviews

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

Assistant Accountant in Melbourne:
"I am diligent and efficient, and love trying new things."
Pros: I admire Melbourne is a place with the culture of work life balance.
Cons: People are getting too involved in your personal life.

Assistant Accountant in Perth:
"Challenging."
Pros: It's busy for the most part and challenging.
Cons: Can be stressful and work long hours without being reimbursed.

Assistant Accountant in Melbourne:
"Gross potential."
Pros: I haven't enter into this job yet. The new offer is from a trading company specialising in selling furnitures online.
Cons: The company is relatively small and less competitive in the marketplace, with an annual turnover of AUD 11 million.

Assistant Accountant in Coolum Beach:
"Office conditions."
Pros: I love customer service and working out tax returns for people. Learning new skills.
Cons: My boss doesn't value my experience or skills that I have.

Assistant Accountant in Perth:
"Narrow Field."
Get a role that encompasses a variety of accounting tasks not activity based accounting.

Assistant Accountant in Melbourne:
"Co-Workers."
Pros: The people I work with, learn on the job, close to home.
Cons: My salary, lack of opportunity to move up through the company.

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Key Stats for Assistant Accountant

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Assistant Accountant Salaries

▲12%

▲11%

▲9%

National Average
AU$55,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Assistant Accountant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

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