AU$55,521
Avg. Salary
AU$29.22
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$1,536

Bonus

AU$0.00

Profit Sharing

AU$3,715

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Tax Accountant is AU$29.22 per hour.

The average pay for a Tax Accountant is AU$55,521 per year.

10%
AU$20.22
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AU$29.22
50%
AU$39.75
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MEDIAN AU$29.22
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AU$41k
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AU$56k
50%
AU$79k
90%
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MEDIAN AU$55,521
AU$41,206 - AU$78,708
AU$41K
AU$56K
AU$79K
MEDIAN: AU$55,521
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90%
AU$20.22 - AU$39.75
AU$20
AU$29
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$29.22
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$80K
Salary AU$41,206 - AU$78,708
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,199
Profit Sharing AU$0.00
Commission AU$3,715
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$41,471 - AU$80,366
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 638
Hourly Data AU$0AU$39
Hourly Rate AU$20.22 - AU$39.75
Overtime AU$24.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$80K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,199
Commission AU$3,715
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$41,471 - AU$80,366
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 110

Job Description for Tax Accountant

Tax accountants specialize in preparing and submitting tax documents for clients, which can include private individuals and private and public companies; these companies may include non-profits and government agencies, as well. Tax accountants often devise tax strategies to defer or eliminate tax payments, coordinate audits with various taxation authorities, and advise corporate management of taxation strategies. As such, they must understand and interpret tax law and occasionally explain its implications to clients.

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Tax Accountant Tasks
  • Prepare tax returns and reports, maintain records, analyze and research complex tax issues.
  • Provides support during audits.
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Analyze tax regulations and recommend policies that minimize tax burden.

Tax Accountant Pay By Employer

$0$86K

$55,887

$60,786

Moss Adams LLP
11 profiles
$61,456

$49,329

$50,315

Common Career Paths for Tax Accountant


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Popular Skills for Tax Accountant

Pay by Experience Level for Tax Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Tax Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Tax Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 259 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tax Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$66,000 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Tax Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$74,000 based on 45 salaries. A Tax Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$77,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

29%

-1%

-3%

-9%

-13%

-20%

National Average: AU$56,395

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Tax Accountant Reviews

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

Tax Accountant in Sydney:
"Best Place."
Pros: Good working environment
Cons:

Tax Accountant in Parramatta:
"Firms are small, clients are less profitable."
Pros: not really like to work in parramatta
Cons: clients base

Tax Accountant in Melbourne:
"Tax Accountant."
Pros: Learn about the tax system and how to reduce your taxes legally. Get to understand how different businesses work if you want to run your own business in the future.
Cons: Gets quite repetitive after a while, could be a good thing as you will make less mistakes in the future but can get quite boring as you do the same thing over and over.

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Key Stats for Tax Accountant

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Tax Accountant Salaries

▲37%

▲31%

▲17%

National Average
AU$56,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Tax Accountant Salaries


National Average
AU$56,000




Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 1%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 99%