R252,267
Avg. Salary
R122
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

R12,774

Bonus

R14,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Accountant in Cape Town is R122 per hour.

The average pay for an Accountant in Cape Town is R252,267 per year.

10%
R29.59
10%
R122.08
50%
R263.56
90%
90%
MEDIAN R122.08
10%
R120k
10%
R252k
50%
R405k
90%
90%
MEDIAN R252,267
R119,673 - R404,766
R120K
R250K
R400K
MEDIAN: R252,267
10%
50%
90%
R29.59 - R264
R30
R120
R260
MEDIAN: R122
10%
50%
90%
R0R426K
Salary R119,673 - R404,766
Bonus R2,027 - R41,293
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R91,916
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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R120,011 - R426,609
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 487
Hourly Data R0R263
Hourly Rate R29.59 - R264
Overtime R72.00
Annual Data R0R426K
Bonus R2,027 - R41,293
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R91,916
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).
)
R120,011 - R426,609
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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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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 R205,000 based on 213 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 R258,000 based on 174 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R346,000 based on 78 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 R349,000 based on 32 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲34%

▲33%

National Average
R260,000

▼1%

▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 68%