Average Chartered Accountant Salary in South Africa

R524,880
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R44,739
Bonus
R5,000
Commission
R9,916
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chartered Accountant in South Africa is R524,880.
10%
R187k
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R525k
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R866k
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MEDIAN R524,880
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United States (change)
Salary
R187k - R866k
Bonus
R10k - R150k
Profit Sharing
R509 - R100k
Commission
R0 - R5k
Total Pay
R199k - R982k

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Job Description for Chartered Accountant

Popular Employer Salaries for Chartered Accountant

The top respondents for the job title Chartered Accountant are from the companies Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers and KPMG International. Reported salaries are highest at Woolworths where the average pay is R711,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include KPMG International and FirstRand, earning around R555,782 and R550,000, respectively. EY (Ernst & Young) pays the lowest at around R266,000. PricewaterhouseCoopers and Kpmg Consulting also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R471,683 and R500,000, respectively.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Chartered Accountant

Skills in Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Tax Consulting and Auditing.

Pay by Experience Level for Chartered Accountant

An entry-level Chartered Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R407,795 based on 87 salaries. An early career Chartered Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R497,809 based on 623 salaries. A mid-career Chartered Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R631,752 based on 287 salaries. An experienced Chartered Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R788,547 based on 115 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R966,829.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,155 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.5%
Early Career
53.9%
Mid Career
24.8%
Experienced
10.0%
Late Career
3.7%

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