R262,684
Avg. Salary
R155
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

R17,754

Bonus

R6,000

Profit Sharing

R12,514

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Accountant is R155 per hour.

The average pay for an Accountant is R262,684 per year.

10%
R44.11
10%
R154.82
50%
R358.38
90%
90%
MEDIAN R154.82
10%
R117k
10%
R263k
50%
R459k
90%
90%
MEDIAN R262,684
R117,315 - R459,231
R120K
R260K
R460K
MEDIAN: R262,684
10%
50%
90%
R44.11 - R358
R44
R150
R360
MEDIAN: R155
10%
50%
90%
R0R488K
Salary R117,315 - R459,231
Bonus R2,320 - R49,033
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R41,432
Commission R0.00 - R48,153
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).
)
R119,060 - R488,122
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 23 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,559
Hourly Data R0R358
Hourly Rate R44.11 - R358
Hourly Tips R46.15
Overtime R1.48 - R294
Annual Data R0R488K
Bonus R2,320 - R49,033
Commission R0.00 - R48,153
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R41,432
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).
)
R119,060 - R488,122
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 23 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 88

Job Description for Accountant

Accountants perform financial calculations for companies in a wide variety of fields. Some common duties include creating sales and cash flow reports, administering payroll, keeping balance sheets, carrying out billing activities, managing budgets and keeping inventory. The accountant may also be responsible for filing taxes for the company, as well as reviewing past reports to generate income forecasts.

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Accountant Pay By Employer

$0$86K

$58,421

$54,459

$58,306

KPMG, LLP
21 profiles
$56,641

Cargill
14 profiles
$57,992

Deloitte
13 profiles
$58,034

$52,073

$53,062

Abc Corp.
10 profiles
$51,447

$61,928

Common Career Paths for Accountant


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Accountant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Accountant

Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R215,000 based on 1,292 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R285,000 based on 1,065 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R340,000 based on 602 salaries. An Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R357,000 based on 204 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R273,403

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

Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accountant?

Accountant in Johannesburg:
"Great."
Pros: Advising people and coming up with solutions.
Cons: Hectic hours of work is needed every week.

Accountant in Sandton:
"The office conditions are nice, get along well with fellow."
Pros: Enjoy the people I work with. The corporate culture is nice.
Cons: The stress is bad. Doing about 5 peoples work.

Accountant in Johannesburg:
"A very demanding job."
Honesty & Integrity is key. Self movitation. Attention to detail. Methodical. Speed & accuracy. Deadline driven. Ability to work under pressure.

Accountant in Sandton:
"Accounting."
Pros: Flexible working hours, management style, extra benefits, corporate environment.
Cons: Salary, total working hours, stress levels.

Accountant in Pretoria:
"Challenging."
Pros: The corporate culture is very informal. I do not have to take responsibility for anything.
Cons: I do not have to take responsibility for anything and so does no one else. It's like a bus without a driver.

Accountant in Port Elizabeth:
"Market Related for Accountant with 11 years experience."
Always be goal driven and committed.

Accountant in GAUTENG:
"Fairly good."
Pros: Learning new things.
Cons: Nothing.

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲30%

▲24%

▲4%

National Average
R273,000

▼22%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 67%