Average Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary in Australia

AU$68,955
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AU$2,543
Bonus
AU$2,150
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Australia is AU$68,955.
10%
AU$50k
MEDIAN
AU$69k
90%
AU$95k
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AU$50k - AU$95k
Bonus
AU$1k - AU$16k
Profit Sharing
AU$983 - AU$5k
Total Pay
AU$51k - AU$98k

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Popular Skills for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Skills in Tax Preparation, Financial Reporting, Tax Compliance, Tax Consulting and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

An entry-level Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$56,498 based on 5 salaries. An early career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$61,292 based on 75 salaries. A mid-career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$71,529 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$80,270 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$90,000.
Employees with Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 11.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (5.5% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cairns, Queensland (24.2% less), Sydney, New South Wales (1.1% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 206 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.4%
Early Career
36.4%
Mid Career
36.4%
Experienced
17.5%
Late Career
7.3%

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