An Assistant Accountant in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$54,035 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

AU$39,636 - AU$67,775
AU$40K
AU$54K
AU$68K
MEDIAN: AU$54,059
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.57 - AU$32.82
AU$20
AU$25
AU$33
MEDIAN: AU$24.80
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$68K
Salary AU$39,636 - AU$67,775
Bonus AU$1,000 - AU$8,903
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$39,840 - AU$68,534
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 398
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$19.57 - AU$32.82
Overtime AU$31.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$68K
Bonus AU$1,000 - AU$8,903
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$39,840 - AU$68,534
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

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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Assistant Accountant Tasks

  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.

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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 366 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 104 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$62,000 based on 39 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$63,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Assistant Accountant

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Assistant Accountant Salaries

▲17%

▲15%

▲11%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Assistant Accountant Salaries





▲2%


Accounts Receivable
▼0%

Tax Compliance
▼0%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%