Accountant (Colombo, Sri Lanka) Salary

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Average gross salary for Accountant GROSS SALARY
LKR 987,150
Average gorss salary (USD) for Accountant GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 6,797
Average net salary for Accountant NET SALARY
LKR 829,891
The most typical salary for Accountant MOST TYPICAL GROSS
LKR 856,083
  Updated: 03 Nov 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 15%
  Salary entries: 28

Accountant Earnings

Average salary for Accountant in Colombo, Sri Lanka is LKR 987,150 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (28 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is LKR 829,891 (Net). The most typical salary is LKR 856,083 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people Earn this or more
14 % LKR 1,920,666
57 % LKR 856,083
93 % LKR 522,920
96 % LKR 250,000
100 % LKR 126,000

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Colombo LKR 987,150 US$ 6,797 28

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Below is the list of 28 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.


(28/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 03 Nov 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Managing the Accounts Team all Accounts and finance Functions. Get involved in operational issues in a finance point of view."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,962,000
US$ 12,773

(27/28) SENIOR ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST


 Posted: 12 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Financial ACCOUNTING AND budgeting."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,000,000
US$ 13,021

(26/28) FINANCIAL CONTROLLER


 Posted: 19 Jun 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Head of Finance."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 6,000,000
US$ 39,062

(25/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 13 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Responsible for overall functions of Accounts Division."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 720,000
US$ 4,687

(24/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 25 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Accounts, month end closing, general ledger, management report, financial statement, year end audit."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,352,000
US$ 8,802

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(23/28) ACCOUNTING INFORMATION


 Posted: 17 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Handling overall accounting function in pvt Limited company."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 650,000
US$ 4,232

(22/28) ACCOUNTS


 Posted: 13 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Handling Accounts for a Company."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 600,000
US$ 3,906

(21/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 31 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "The career is relating to accounting, finance, secretarial and taxation."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 250,000
US$ 1,628

(20/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 28 Dec 2018

      

High School, 2-4 years: "CALCUTE TAXES AND PREPARING PROFIT AND LOSS FOR EVERY MONTH."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 420,000
US$ 2,734

(19/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 12 Dec 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I am an Accountant in Grace Lanka Apparels (Pvt) Ltd."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 480,000
US$ 3,125

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(18/28) ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 05 Dec 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Prepare financial statements, submit tax returns and handle the external audit."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 800,000
US$ 5,208

(17/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 27 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "In charge of financial accounting,management accounting,auditing and taxation functions of the company."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,020,000
US$ 6,641

(16/28) ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 18 May 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "I am working in colombo 2 years audit exprienses and one year mercantile experience now i work as assistant accountant."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 420,000
US$ 2,734

(15/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 06 May 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Update ledgers, payroll, manage debtors, management accounts, bank reconciliation."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,200,000
US$ 7,812

(14/28) ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 05 Feb 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Caring out all the payments,handling the accounts, secretary to the Directors."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 600,000
US$ 3,906

(13/28) ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 17 Dec 2017

      

High School, 1-2 years: "Maintain the Cash Book & Petty Cash."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 420,000
US$ 2,791

(12/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 10 Jan 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Chartered Accountant. management accounting Peroration of financial statements."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 840,000
US$ 5,582

(11/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 08 Aug 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Cash management, Budgetary preparation and control, preparation of monthly financial statements."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,800,000
US$ 12,498

(10/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 13 Jan 2016

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Experienced accountant with qualification in the area."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 780,000
US$ 5,416

(9/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 05 Oct 2015

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "Final accounts Auditing & internal control."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 696,000
US$ 5,222

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(8/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 18 May 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 126,000
US$ 945

(7/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 03 Jul 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 700,000
US$ 5,358

(6/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 28 Jan 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 945,000
US$ 7,233

(5/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 17 May 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 559,200
US$ 4,424

(4/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 18 Jan 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 700,000
US$ 6,134

(3/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 10 Dec 2011

      

Some College education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 600,000
US$ 5,417

(2/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 24 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 640,000
US$ 5,778

(1/28) ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 19 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 360,000
US$ 3,250

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ACCOUNTANT   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
35K US$ 39,062 LKR 6,000,000
01
15K US$ 12,764 LKR 1,920,666
03
8K US$ 6,217 LKR 856,083
12
4K US$ 3,579 LKR 522,920
10
2K US$ 1,628 LKR 250,000
01
1K US$ 945 LKR 126,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   ACCOUNTANT   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 8,094 LKR 1,205,312 16
Female US$ 5,152 LKR 750,577 09
N/A US$ 4,815 LKR 533,333 03

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   ACCOUNTANT   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Masters Degree US$ 15,369 LKR 2,343,333 03
Bachelors Degree US$ 6,098 LKR 879,723 21
Some College US$ 5,319 LKR 648,000 02
High School US$ 2,763 LKR 420,000 02

Accountant workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Colombo, Sri Lanka. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses LKR 2,343,333. While Accountant workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of LKR 420,000. This is 456.24% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   ACCOUNTANT   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 8,307 LKR 1,276,000 02
12-16 Years US$ 39,062 LKR 6,000,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 6,313 LKR 928,000 03
4-8 Years US$ 6,847 LKR 933,571 07
2-4 Years US$ 4,772 LKR 692,920 10
1-2 Years US$ 3,660 LKR 560,000 04
0-1 Year US$ 5,417 LKR 600,000 01

Accountant workers in Colombo, Sri Lanka with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of LKR 6,000,000 compared to LKR 560,000 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 967.27%.


  SALARY BY AGE   ACCOUNTANT   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
45-50 US$ 8,307 LKR 1,276,000 02
33-38 US$ 39,062 LKR 6,000,000 01
27-32 US$ 6,196 LKR 888,546 15
22-26 US$ 4,077 LKR 623,333 06
16-21 US$ 2,791 LKR 420,000 01
N/A US$ 4,815 LKR 533,333 03
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   ACCOUNTANT   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 6,849 LKR 995,423 26
Contract US$ 6,118 LKR 879,600 02
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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    ACCOUNTANT

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Norway Norway Accountant US$ 80,197 NOK 553,600 05
2. Switzerland Switzerland Accountant US$ 75,480 CHF 70,714 07
3. Australia Australia Accountant US$ 69,587 AU$ 77,676 39
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Accountant US$ 63,068 GBP 42,579 38
5. United States United States Accountant US$ 59,272 US$ 59,272 168
6. Germany Germany Accountant US$ 57,783 EUR 48,825 08
7. Canada Canada Accountant US$ 51,180 CA$ 56,357 36
8. Italy Italy Accountant US$ 36,075 EUR 29,300 05
9. Mexico Mexico Accountant US$ 26,597 MXN 490,001 08
10. Malaysia Malaysia Accountant US$ 22,354 MYR 74,914 54
11. India India Accountant US$ 7,553 INR 469,127 55
12. Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Accountant US$ 7,108 LKR 1,025,324 33

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