Accountant

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Median Average:
$81,733
Accountant in Australia median base salary $81,733/yr. Information is based on 2287 Accountant jobs advertised between August 2021 and March 2022.
How much do Accountant earn in Australia? The average salary of Accountant is $81,733 in Australia
$81,733 /yr
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Average $81,733
Range $80K - $90K
Last updated August 13 2022
The average pay range for Accountant is between $80K and $90K. Salaries vary from a low of $50K up to $120K per year. The average number of Accountant roles advertised per month is 327 in Australia between August 2021 and March 2022.
What are the most common skills required to be a Accountant? The most common skills required for a Accountant are:
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These skills are most commonly found in Accountant job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated July 31 2022
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Financial Accounting & Reporting roles in Australia?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Financial Accounting & Reporting roles. See what salaries they paid for Financial Accounting & Reporting in Australia. See how they compare to the average Financial Accounting & Reporting salary of $81,733.
ANZ
Sydney (29%), Melbourne (22%), Brisbane (8%), Geelong (7%) +10 others
2,181

$42K-$64K

(($28,279))

$42K-$64K
(($28,279))
NAB
Melbourne (82%), Sydney (18%)
1,258

$97K-$134K

($34,372)

$97K-$134K
($34,372)
Perigon Group Pty Limited
Sydney (95%), Brisbane (5%), Melbourne (0%)
1,205

$83K-$115K

($17,998)

$83K-$115K
($17,998)
Suncorp
Brisbane (68%), Sydney (19%), Townsville (5%), Gold Coast (4%) +2 others
1,196

$57K-$76K

(($14,807))

$57K-$76K
(($14,807))
S.A. Health
Adelaide (95%), Geelong (5%)
1,002

$128K-$449K

($207,629)

$128K-$449K
($207,629)
Last Updated April 29 2022
How many years does it take to become a Accountant?
Most candidates undertake an average of 5 years Accounting prior to being appointed as a Accountant.
Average Accounting required to become a Accountant
Last updated August 17 2022
Most candidates have on average 5 years working experience prior to becoming a Accountant.
Average Accounting required to become a Accountant
Last updated August 17 2022
Where are Accountant in Australia sourced from?
Accountant are sourced from
these companies
Recruitment Select
Etax Accountants
Etax Accountants Pty Ltd
KPMG
Laverton Collision Repair Centre
Accountant are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
CPA Australia
Macquarie University
Monash University
Charles Sturt University
Last updated August 17 2022
Where are most Accountant roles located in Australia?
Sydney 353 / 26%
Melbourne 277 / 20%
Brisbane 211 / 15%
Perth 164 / 12%
Adelaide 72 / 5%
Last updated August 13 2022
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Accountant?
Darwin ($89K)
Canberra ($85K)
Perth ($85K)
Albury ($84K)
Melbourne ($84K)
Last updated August 13 2022