Average Early-Career Accountant Salary in South Africa

R221,978
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R17,566
Bonus
R4,913
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Accountant in South Africa is R221,978.
10%
R103k
10%
R222k
50%
R349k
90%
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MEDIAN R221,978
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United States (change)
Salary
R103k - R349k
Bonus
R5k - R48k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R10k
Total Pay
R100k - R357k

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Job Description for Accountant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Accountant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Accountant
Financial Manager
Financial Accountant
Finance Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Accountant

Skills in Financial Reporting, Bookkeeping, Accounts Payable and Account Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include General Ledger Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

An entry-level Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R160,000 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R298,701 based on 178 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R356,075 based on 111 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R392,990.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 341 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Mid Career
52.2%
Experienced
32.6%
Late Career
10.0%

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