Average Entry-Level Bookkeeper Hourly Pay in Sydney, New South Wales

AU$21.60
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Bookkeeper in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$21.60.
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AU$16.92
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AU$21.60
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AU$30.89
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MEDIAN AU$21.60
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Hourly Rate
AU$17 - AU$31
Total Pay
AU$34,677 - AU$62,544

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Job Description for Bookkeeper

Bookkeeper Tasks
  • 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.

Career Paths

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Bookkeeper
Senior Bookkeeper
Assistant Accountant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Bookkeeper

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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 239 survey responses.
Early Career
31.8%
Mid Career
24.3%
Experienced
26.4%
Late Career
17.6%

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