Average Accountant Salary in South Africa

R195,000
Avg. Salary
R13,500
Bonus
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The average salary for an Accountant in South Africa is R195,000.
25%
R155k
25%
R195k
50%
R245k
75%
75%
MEDIAN R195,000
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Salary
R155k - R245k
Bonus
R10k - R19k
Total Pay
R167k - R255k

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Job Description for Accountant

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Accountant. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Accountant
Finance Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Accountant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Accountant

Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R195,000 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R162,000 based on 7 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12 survey responses.
Early Career
41.7%
Mid Career
58.3%

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