Average Accounting Clerk Salary in South Africa

R115,048
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R8,170
Bonus
R5,250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Accounting Clerk in South Africa is R115,048.
10%
R59k
MEDIAN
R115k
90%
R203k
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Salary
R59k - R203k
Bonus
R3k - R18k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R5k
Total Pay
R59k - R212k

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Job Description for Accounting Clerk

Accounting Clerk Tasks
  • Maintain and make necessary adjustments to records and/or logs such as journals, payroll/ time reports, or property records.
  • Verify and reconcile simple bank statements or department records.
  • Balance entries and make necessary corrections.
  • Sort documents and post debits/credits to proper account .
  • Verify amounts and codes on various forms for accuracy.

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Popular Skills for Accounting Clerk

Skills in Accounts Payable and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Tax Preparation, Financial Reporting and Bookkeeping.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Clerk

An entry-level Accounting Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R93,890 based on 92 salaries. An early career Accounting Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R105,270 based on 563 salaries. A mid-career Accounting Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R143,146 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Accounting Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R167,030 based on 82 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R167,691.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 903 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.2%
Early Career
62.3%
Mid Career
15.6%
Experienced
9.1%
Late Career
2.8%

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