A Bookkeeper earns an average salary of R154,490 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

R81,124 - R273,750
R81K
R160K
R270K
MEDIAN: R156,732
10%
50%
90%
R48.48 - R190.41
R48
R99
R190
MEDIAN: R99.09
10%
50%
90%
R0R288K
Salary R81,124 - R273,750
Bonus R2,936 - R21,949
Profit Sharing R2,600
Commission R12,000
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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R81,948 - R288,409
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,170
Hourly Data R0R450
Hourly Rate R48.48 - R190.41
Overtime R15.00 - R450.00
Annual Data R0R288K
Bonus R2,936 - R21,949
Commission R12,000
Profit Sharing R2,600
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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R81,948 - R288,409
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 88

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Popular Skills for Bookkeeper

Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

Pay by Experience for a Bookkeeper has a positive trend. An entry-level Bookkeeper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R122,000 based on 501 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bookkeeper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R164,000 based on 414 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R187,000 based on 393 salaries. A Bookkeeper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R209,000 based on 173 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R161,628

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

Bookkeeper Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Bookkeeper?

Bookkeeper in Johannesburg:
"Life At Improchem."
Pros: I like the fact that I have become comfortable.
Cons: There is way too much favoritism in this place.

Bookkeeper in Durban:
Pros: Working with people. Processing accounts. Processing payments. Reconciling remittances. Processing the cash book.
Cons: Requesting documents or information from clients or suppliers and not receiving feedback.

Bookkeeper in Johannesburg:
"UPGRADE NEEDED."
Pros: I GET TO KNOW THINGS BEFORE OTHER PEOPLE WHEN IT COMES TO THE COMPANY'S EXPENSES.
Cons: STRESS. UNDERPAID. OFFICE CONDITIONS.

Bookkeeper in East London:
"Great."
Pros: Enjoy working with figures.
Cons: My salary.

Bookkeeper in Pretoria:
"I love it."
Pros: The well organised work, the admin and the outcome of the effort and time spend.
Cons: The filing and definitely suppliers phoning for payments and knowing there is not enough money to pay them all.

Bookkeeper in GAUTENG:
"Work Flex."
Pros: Problem solving.
Cons: Working Hours.

Bookkeeper in Sandton:
"Bookkeeper."
Pros: Bookkeeping is an awesome job. I really enjoy it.
Cons: I like everything about my job very much.

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Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries

▲29%

▲16%

▲1%

National Average
R162,000

▼25%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries





National Average
R162,000

Accounts Payable
▼1%

▼2%


Accounting
▼3%


Reconciliation
▼13%

Pastel
▼49%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 81%
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