AU$41,916
Avg. Salary
AU$20.76
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$500

Bonus

AU$0.00

Profit Sharing

AU$2,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Junior Accountant is AU$20.76 per hour.

The average pay for a Junior Accountant is AU$41,916 per year.

10%
AU$17.35
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AU$20.76
50%
AU$25.83
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$20.76
10%
AU$34k
10%
AU$42k
50%
AU$53k
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$41,916
AU$34,328 - AU$52,847
AU$34K
AU$42K
AU$53K
MEDIAN: AU$41,916
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.35 - AU$25.83
AU$17
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$20.76
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$53K
Salary AU$34,328 - AU$52,847
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,122
Profit Sharing AU$0.00
Commission AU$2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$34,646 - AU$53,252
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 520
Hourly Data AU$0AU$25
Hourly Rate AU$17.35 - AU$25.83
Hourly Tips AU$0.26
Overtime AU$25.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$53K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,122
Commission AU$2,000
Profit Sharing AU$0.00
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$34,646 - AU$53,252
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 106

Job Description for Junior Accountant

Junior accountants provide a vital service to various companies by accurately recording corporate finances. Typical daily job duties include reconciling company bank accounts, balancing financial records and preparing monthly reports. They generally work with a team of other accountants and report to a senior accountant. The level of confidentiality and discretion required of junior accountants is great because they work with private company information and are given access to secure accounts.

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Junior Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain general ledger and oversee all day to day financial transactions.
  • Assess data to ensure that proper accounting practices have been following.
  • Assist with or conduct fixed asset audits as necessary.
  • Create and maintain payroll budgets, update vendor information, and confirm expense vouchers.
  • Match large batches of invoices and maintain the accuracy of employee timesheets.

Common Career Paths for Junior Accountant


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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$42,286

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Junior Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Junior Accountant?

Junior Accountant in Adelaide:
"Very interesting learning a lot."
Pros: Lots of work. Flexibility.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Junior Accountant

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
26%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
0%

Experience Affects Junior Accountant Salaries

▲16%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Junior Accountant Salaries


▲2%

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
AU$42,000



▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
26%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: %
no benefits
None: 97%