Accountant (Australia)

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info SALARY PROFILES
36
info AVG. GROSS SALARY ($)
US$ 70,817
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
AU$ 78,344
info AVG. NET SALARY
AU$ 58,834
  UPDATED: 18 Feb 2018
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 24%

What is average salary for Accountant in Australia?

Based on our survey (36 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary for Accountant in Australia is AU$ 78,344. Average NET salary is AU$ 58,834. The most frequent GROSS salary is AU$ 54,910. The most frequent education is Bachelors Degree. The most frequent experience are 4-8 Years.

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Sydney AU$ 72,400 US$ 66,292 10
Melbourne AU$ 65,440 US$ 59,626 10
Brisbane AU$ 131,614 US$ 112,311 04
Perth AU$ 88,250 US$ 83,955 04
Adelaide AU$ 62,093 US$ 62,201 03
Sunshine Coast AU$ 84,125 US$ 75,561 02

Salary profiles from individual employees for Accountant in Australia

Below is the list of 36 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(36/36) FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 18 Feb 2018

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Textile manufacturing, government reporting."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 93,000
US$ 73,177

(35/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 04 Jan 2018

      

Bellow H. School, 0-1 year: "Accounting of all kinds - big and small."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 123,456
US$ 97,141

(34/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 29 Oct 2017

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "• Good knowledge and work experience in account receivable, payable and reconciling statements and Book keeping. • Excellent Data entry experience (numeric and Alpha numeric) with high level of accuracy and speed. • Working experience in preparing Tax Return & BAS • Retail work experience and general office administration with good experience in answering phone queries and dealing with customers. • Excellent knowledge and experience in accounting software packages, such as MYOB, XERO. Sound knowledge in general IT and experience using the MS office products especially Word and Excel. • Excellent Communication skills and good team player. • Ability to adapt new technology and willing to learn. • Experience in setting priorities and able to work under pressure and express ideas clearly and concisely."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 50,000
US$ 38,232

(33/36) ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 30 Jul 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "FINANCIAL AND COMMERICAL ACCOUNTANT - NON CPA / CA QUALIFIED."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 53,000
US$ 40,526

(32/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 09 Apr 2017

      

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Preparing financial statements."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 76,464

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(31/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 16 Mar 2017

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Gross margin profit and loss annual planning forecasting innovation."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 76,464

(30/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 24 Dec 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Student now, will have formal work after graduation."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 50,000
US$ 35,332

(29/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 22 Apr 2016

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Assistant Financial Controller in the Hospitality Industry."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 59,000
US$ 41,692

(28/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 03 Jan 2016

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Looking after the finance, human resources and other accounting side of the company."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 70,000
US$ 49,465

(27/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 24 Nov 2015

      

High School education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 75,000
US$ 58,473

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(26/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 28 Oct 2015

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Budgeting Forecasting Cost reporting."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 75,000
US$ 58,473

(25/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 07 Oct 2015

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Bookkeeping, payroll, financial control."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 85,000
US$ 66,269

(24/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 17 Mar 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 90,000
US$ 70,168

(23/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 08 Feb 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 77,964

(22/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 19 Nov 2014

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "End to end accounting management."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 64,000
US$ 57,293

(21/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 18 Sep 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 68,000
US$ 60,874

(20/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 23 Jul 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 178,000
US$ 159,347

(19/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 13 Jul 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 40,000
US$ 35,808

(18/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 05 Jun 2014

      

Some College education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 55,000
US$ 49,237

(17/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 21 Apr 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 150,000
US$ 134,282

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(16/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 11 Nov 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 120,000
US$ 123,787

(15/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 23 Oct 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 58,000
US$ 59,831

(14/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 22 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 64,315

(13/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 12 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 65,000
US$ 69,675

(12/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 10 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 62,400
US$ 66,888

(11/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 09 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 120,000
US$ 128,631

(10/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 26 Apr 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 68,250
US$ 73,159

(9/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 21 Feb 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 90,000
US$ 96,473

(8/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 25 Jan 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 72,000
US$ 77,178

(7/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 03 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 75,000
US$ 76,149

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(6/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 26 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 40,000
US$ 40,613

(5/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 20 Jul 2011

      

Some College education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 81,000
US$ 82,240

(4/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 20 Jul 2011

      

Some College education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 59,280
US$ 60,188

(3/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 18 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 71,000
US$ 72,087

(2/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 07 Jun 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 45,000
US$ 45,689

(1/36) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 15 May 2011

      

High School education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 55,000
US$ 55,842

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  SURVEY BY LEVELS   ACCOUNTANT   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
175K US$ 159,347 AU$ 178,000
01
155K US$ 134,282 AU$ 150,000
01
125K US$ 116,520 AU$ 121,152
03
95K US$ 79,939 AU$ 91,000
03
105K US$ 76,964 AU$ 100,000
03
85K US$ 74,255 AU$ 83,000
02
65K US$ 65,367 AU$ 64,608
06
75K US$ 65,304 AU$ 73,000
06
55K US$ 47,610 AU$ 54,910
08
45K US$ 40,703 AU$ 41,666
03

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  SURVEY BY GENDER   ACCOUNTANT   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 79,926 AU$ 91,489 14
Female US$ 66,510 AU$ 74,216 15
N/A US$ 61,830 AU$ 60,897 07

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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION   ACCOUNTANT   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Masters Degree US$ 79,913 AU$ 92,333 09
Bachelors Degree US$ 67,696 AU$ 72,382 20
Some College US$ 66,210 AU$ 72,070 04
High School US$ 57,158 AU$ 65,000 02
Bellow H. School US$ 97,141 AU$ 123,456 01

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE   ACCOUNTANT   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 92,166 AU$ 104,600 05
16-20 Years US$ 82,003 AU$ 87,600 04
12-16 Years US$ 75,561 AU$ 84,125 02
8-12 Years US$ 90,043 AU$ 102,666 03
4-8 Years US$ 63,083 AU$ 68,808 09
2-4 Years US$ 56,116 AU$ 59,285 07
1-2 Years US$ 61,077 AU$ 72,500 02
0-1 Year US$ 64,155 AU$ 72,864 04

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  SURVEY BY AGES   ACCOUNTANT   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
57-62 US$ 73,177 AU$ 93,000 01
51-56 US$ 131,456 AU$ 135,000 02
45-50 US$ 69,714 AU$ 76,625 02
39-44 US$ 80,573 AU$ 94,880 05
33-38 US$ 78,023 AU$ 89,500 04
27-32 US$ 65,440 AU$ 74,500 08
22-26 US$ 51,460 AU$ 54,000 04
16-21 US$ 65,596 AU$ 77,818 03
N/A US$ 61,830 AU$ 60,897 07

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  SURVEY BY WORK   ACCOUNTANT   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 69,793 AU$ 76,352 31
Contract US$ 93,552 AU$ 97,500 02
Self Employed US$ 66,269 AU$ 85,000 01
Part Time US$ 66,237 AU$ 86,728 02

  SURVEY BY CITIES   ACCOUNTANT   AUSTRALIA

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Brisbane Accountant US$ 112,311 AU$ 131,614 04
2. Perth Accountant US$ 83,955 AU$ 88,250 04
3. Sunshine Coast Accountant US$ 75,561 AU$ 84,125 02
4. Sydney Accountant US$ 66,292 AU$ 72,400 10
5. Melbourne Accountant US$ 59,626 AU$ 65,440 10
6. Adelaide Accountant US$ 62,201 AU$ 62,093 03

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Australia Australia US$ 70,817 AU$ 78,344 36
2. United Kingdom United Kingdom Accountant US$ 63,440 GBP 42,515 35
3. United States United States Accountant US$ 58,801 US$ 58,801 161
4. Germany Germany Accountant US$ 57,783 EUR 48,825 08
5. New Zealand New Zealand Accountant US$ 50,272 NZ$ 64,725 10
6. Hong Kong Hong Kong Accountant US$ 49,484 HKD 384,588 17
7. Singapore Singapore Accountant US$ 47,078 SGD 60,907 31
8. Mexico Mexico Accountant US$ 26,597 MXN 490,001 08
9. Malaysia Malaysia Accountant US$ 22,752 MYR 76,233 53
10. Indonesia Indonesia Accountant US$ 16,677 IDR 207,135,977 18

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