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Average Chartered Accountant Salary in Australia

AU$71,418
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AU$3,500
Bonus
AU$4,913
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The average salary for a Chartered Accountant in Australia is AU$71,418.
10%
A$54k
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A$71k
90%
A$107k
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AU$54k - AU$107k
Bonus
AU$979 - AU$17k
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AU$2k - AU$10k
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AU$54k - AU$114k
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What Do Chartered Accountants Do?

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Chartered Accountant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Chartered Accountant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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.
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

This data is based on 333 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.2%
Early Career
33.6%
Mid Career
36.0%
Experienced
16.2%
Late Career
9.9%

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