Average Bookkeeper Hourly Pay in Australia

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (AUD)

The average hourly pay for a Bookkeeper is AU$29.77 in 2023

Hourly Rate
AU$23 - AU$40
AU$288 - AU$5k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$3k
Total Pay
AU$48k - AU$81k
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What Do Bookkeepers Do?

Bookkeeper Tasks
  • Create reports for information pertaining to retirement and payroll.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
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FAQs About Bookkeepers

What is the highest pay for Bookkeepers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Bookkeeper is A$39.89 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Bookkeepers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Bookkeeper is A$23.45 / hour

How can Bookkeepers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Bookkeeper is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Bookkeeper that oversees more junior Bookkeepers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.