The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Bookkeeper in Australia is AU$25.13.
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Job Description for Bookkeeper
As a bookkeeper one can expect to work in close proximity with a business or company in order to ensure that the most economically viable and safe decisions are made in order to keep finances tight and under control. A bookkeeper should have vast knowledge of QuickBooks, or a similar a computer accounting program, in order to track and record the financial transactions and records of a company. Strong MS-Excel skills are also a must in most companies. Part of the bookkeeping process also includ…Read more
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Popular Skills for Bookkeeper
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Skills in Bookkeeping, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll Administration and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper
An entry-level Bookkeeper with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$22.84 based on 83 salaries. A mid-career Bookkeeper with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$28.70 based on 397 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$29.64 based on 554 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$30.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Bookkeeper in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 8.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (1.6% more) and Perth, Western Australia (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (0.8% less), Geelong, Victoria (0.6% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.3% less).
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