Average Accountant Salary in South Africa

R280,452
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 118k
MEDIAN
ZAR 280k
90%
ZAR 483k

The average salary for an Accountant is R280,452

Base Salary
R118k - R483k
Bonus
R7k - R50k
Profit Sharing
R1k - R120k
Commission
R29k - R61k
Total Pay
R120k - R517k
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What is the highest pay for Accountants?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Accountant is ZAR 483k / year

What is the lowest pay for Accountants?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Accountant is ZAR 118k / year

How can Accountants increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Accountant is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are an Accountant that oversees more junior Accountants, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.