Average Assistant Accountant Salary in Australia

AU$56,084
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$2,059
Bonus
AU$5,000
Commission
AU$1,017
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Assistant Accountant in Australia is AU$56,084.
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A$42k
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A$56k
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A$69k
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AU$42k - AU$69k
Bonus
AU$502 - AU$6k
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AU$800 - AU$4k
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What Are Popular Skills for Assistant Accountants?

Skills in Financial Reporting, Month-End Close and General Ledger Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable and Microsoft Excel.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Accountants?

An entry-level Assistant Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$48,760 based on 161 salaries. An early career Assistant Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$54,891 based on 1,065 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$61,339 based on 321 salaries. An experienced Assistant Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$62,620 based on 174 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$62,053.
Employees with Assistant Accountant in their job title in Newcastle, New South Wales earn an average of 10.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (5.2% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (10.0% less), Adelaide, South Australia (6.3% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,779 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.1%
Early Career
59.9%
Mid Career
18.0%
Experienced
9.8%
Late Career
3.3%

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