Average Junior Accountant Salary in South Africa

R136,473
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R9,759
Bonus
R23,070
Commission
R9,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Junior Accountant in South Africa is R136,473.
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R68k
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R136k
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R253k
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MEDIAN R136,473
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United States (change)
Salary
R68k - R253k
Bonus
R2k - R25k
Profit Sharing
R1k - R187k
Commission
R0 - R23k
Total Pay
R64k - R273k

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Job Description for Junior Accountant

Junior Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain general ledger and oversee all day to day financial transactions.
  • Assess data to ensure that proper accounting practices have been following.
  • Assist with or conduct fixed asset audits as necessary.
  • Create and maintain payroll budgets, update vendor information, and confirm expense vouchers.
  • Match large batches of invoices and maintain the accuracy of employee timesheets.

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Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Junior Accountant

Skills in Financial Reporting and General Ledger Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Tax Preparation, Microsoft Excel and Bookkeeping.

Pay by Experience Level for Junior Accountant

An entry-level Junior Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R97,895 based on 128 salaries. An early career Junior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R130,892 based on 289 salaries. A mid-career Junior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R193,795 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Junior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R251,807 based on 14 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 494 survey responses.
Entry Level
25.9%
Early Career
58.5%
Mid Career
12.8%
Experienced
2.8%

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