The average salary for a Chartered Accountant in Australia is AU$71,418.
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What Do Chartered Accountants Do?
The name of "chartered accountant" refers to a position that is found in Great Britain, Canada, India, Asia and Australia. Its equivalent in the United States is a certified accountant. There is little difference between the positions other than the name.
Charted accountants handle all financial reports that a business produces. They review these reports and tabulate the company's finances so the company knows exactly how much money they are spending and in which departments. They also ta…Read more
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Senior Financial Accountant
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Chartered Accountants?
Skills in Tax Consulting and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Tax Preparation, Financial Reporting and Tax Compliance.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chartered Accountants?
An entry-level Chartered Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$61,233 based on 14 salaries. An early career Chartered Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$64,173 based on 112 salaries. A mid-career Chartered Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$73,879 based on 120 salaries. An experienced Chartered Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$95,911 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$122,465.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Chartered Accountant in their job title in Newcastle, New South Wales earn an average of 14.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cairns, Queensland (12.0% more) and Perth, Western Australia (11.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (8.2% less), Melbourne, Victoria (7.4% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (2.1% less).
Years of Experience
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