Average Experienced Accountant Salary in South Africa

R352,566
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R26,803
Bonus
R13,073
Commission
R30,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Accountant in South Africa is R352,566.
10%
ZAR 207k
MEDIAN
ZAR 353k
90%
ZAR 549k
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Salary
R207k - R549k
Bonus
R10k - R73k
Profit Sharing
R13k - R252k
Commission
R0 - R13k
Total Pay
R207k - R614k

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Popular Skills for Accountant

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

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 R190,801 based on 79 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R236,089 based on 901 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R297,152 based on 844 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R396,016.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,056 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.8%
Early Career
43.8%
Mid Career
41.1%
Late Career
11.3%

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