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Average Forensic Accountant Salary in South Africa

R325,000
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R34,000
Bonus
R5,258
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The average salary for a Forensic Accountant in South Africa is R325,000.
10%
ZAR 148k
MEDIAN
ZAR 325k
90%
ZAR 883k
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R148k - R883k
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What Do Forensic Accountants Do?

Forensic Accountant Tasks
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Prepare reports and summary of findings.
  • Research, analyze and compile account histories, financial documents and transactions.
  • Utilize accounting principles, financial analysis and auditing knowledge to prepare for legal disputes or litigation.

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What Are Popular Skills for Forensic Accountants?

Skills in Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Fraud Investigation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Forensic Accountants?

An entry-level Forensic Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R188,000 based on 7 salaries. An early career Forensic Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R257,316 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Forensic Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R413,904 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Forensic Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R713,287 based on 10 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 81 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.6%
Early Career
54.3%
Mid Career
24.7%
Experienced
12.3%

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