Average Bookkeeper Salary in South Africa

R176,011
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R12,469
Bonus
R60,000
Commission
R13,000
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The average salary for a Bookkeeper in South Africa is R176,011.
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R94k
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R290k
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MEDIAN R176,011
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United States (change)
Salary
R94k - R290k
Bonus
R5k - R25k
Profit Sharing
R3k - R30k
Commission
R0 - R60k
Total Pay
R95k - R329k

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Job Description for Bookkeeper

Career Paths

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Bookkeeper

Skills in Bookkeeping, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll Administration and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

An entry-level Bookkeeper with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R116,212 based on 90 salaries. An early career Bookkeeper with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R144,675 based on 342 salaries. A mid-career Bookkeeper with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R181,607 based on 304 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R209,492 based on 305 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R206,115.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,194 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.5%
Early Career
28.6%
Mid Career
25.5%
Experienced
25.5%
Late Career
12.8%

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