R196,233
Avg. Salary
R70.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

R15,737

Bonus

R9,601

Profit Sharing

R4,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Assistant Accountant is R70.50 per hour.

The average pay for an Assistant Accountant is R196,233 per year.

10%
R30.64
10%
R70.50
50%
R223.64
90%
90%
MEDIAN R70.50
10%
R89k
10%
R196k
50%
R322k
90%
90%
MEDIAN R196,233
R88,687 - R322,287
R89K
R200K
R320K
MEDIAN: R196,233
10%
50%
90%
R30.64 - R224
R31
R71
R220
MEDIAN: R70.50
10%
50%
90%
R0R333K
Salary R88,687 - R322,287
Bonus R7,500 - R29,871
Profit Sharing R5,106 - R39,149
Commission R4,500
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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R89,406 - R333,980
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 550
Hourly Data R0R223
Hourly Rate R30.64 - R224
Overtime R70.00
Annual Data R0R333K
Bonus R7,500 - R29,871
Commission R4,500
Profit Sharing R5,106 - R39,149
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).
)
R89,406 - R333,980
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Assistant Accountant

Assistant accountants aid in the day-to-day operations of an accounting department, typically reporting to a senior accountant or production accountant. Specific daily tasks vary based on whether or not an assistant accountant is hired by an individual accountant or an accounting firm.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Accountant

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R176,000 based on 346 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R208,000 based on 209 salaries. An experienced Assistant Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R241,000 based on 91 salaries. An Assistant Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R285,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

25%

-8%

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-25%

-28%

National Average: R200,273

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Assistant Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Accountant?

Assistant Accountant in Cape Town:
"Always a new opportunity."
Pros: Tha various people ulyou interact with
Cons: The people that don't follow the rules

Assistant Accountant in Cape Town:
"Always a new opportunity."
Pros: The various people we work with
Cons: The people that don't believe that the policies apply

Assistant Accountant in Durban:
"Fantastic."
Pros: everything is easily accessible
Cons: the salaries are low

Assistant Accountant in Durban:
"Underpaid."
Pros: Less traffic.
Cons: Lower pay.

Assistant Accountant in Johannesburg:
"Busy."
Pros: The diverse people
Cons: Traffic

Assistant Accountant in Cape Town:
"Salary less than in gauteng."
Pros: environment
Cons: little jobs for women

Assistant Accountant in Johannesburg:
"Learn and leave."
Pros: It's the kind of job to be treated as a rung on a ladder in order to enjoy the unique challenges it presents.
Cons: It can be very monotonous and repetitive so much that depending on your work ethic you can quickly run out of challenging things to learn.

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Key Stats for Assistant Accountant

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Assistant Accountant Salaries

▲42%

▲20%

▲4%

National Average
R200,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Assistant Accountant Salaries




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National Average
R200,000


▼8%


Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 59%