The average salary for a Project Accountant in Australia is AU$81,216.
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Job Description for Project Accountant
A project accountant is responsible for managing all the financial information related to a project or projects at their company. They keep track of each project's expenses and provides regular reports on whether the project is over or under budget. Individuals in this position may also be responsible for drawing up proposals for possible projects and informing managers how much a project could potentially cost and/or earn. Project accountants typically work indoors in an office setting, but ma…Read more
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Popular Skills for Project Accountant
Skills in Cost Accounting, Financial Analysis and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Billing and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Accountant
An early career Project Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$74,291 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Project Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$88,993 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Project Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$97,436 based on 23 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Project Accountant in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 8.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (10.0% less), Melbourne, Victoria (6.1% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (1.4% less).
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