R236,541
Avg. Salary
R150
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

R10,174

Bonus

R19,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Accountant with Bookkeeping skills in Cape Town is R150 per hour.

The average pay for an Accountant with Bookkeeping skills in Cape Town is R236,541 per year.

10%
R77.77
10%
R150.00
50%
R254.34
90%
90%
MEDIAN R150.00
10%
R113k
10%
R237k
50%
R358k
90%
90%
MEDIAN R236,541
R112,748 - R357,814
R110K
R240K
R360K
MEDIAN: R236,541
10%
50%
90%
R77.77 - R254
R150
MEDIAN: R150
50%
R0R372K
Salary R112,748 - R357,814
Bonus R1,951 - R29,716
Profit Sharing R19,000
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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R117,865 - R372,805
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 13 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 176
Hourly Data R0R254
Hourly Rate R150
Overtime R95.50
Annual Data R0R372K
Bonus R1,951 - R29,716
Profit Sharing R19,000
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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R117,865 - R372,805
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 13 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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 Tasks
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.

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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 R206,000 based on 91 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 R230,000 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R324,000 based on 33 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 R324,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲35%

▲34%

National Average
R241,000

▼5%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 72%