The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Bookkeeper in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$21.60.
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AU$34,677 - AU$62,544
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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
- Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
- Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
- Enter changes to employee payroll records.
- Create reports for information pertaining to retirement and payroll.
- Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
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Skills in Bookkeeping, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper
An early career Bookkeeper with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$25.59 based on 76 salaries. A mid-career Bookkeeper with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$29.49 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$32.35 based on 63 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$32.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Bookkeeper in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 10.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (4.8% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.6% more).
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