Accountant

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Median Average:
$71,533
Accountant in Australia median base salary $71,533/yr. Information is based on 1921 Accountant jobs advertised between December 2019 and November 2020.
How much do Accountant earn in Australia? The average salary of Accountant is $71,533 in Australia
$71,533 /yr
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Average $71,533
Range $70K - $80K
Last updated November 20 2020
The average pay range for Accountant is between $70K and $80K. Salaries vary from a low of $40K up to $110K per year. The average number of Accountant roles advertised per month is 166 in Australia between December 2019 and November 2020.
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 October 31 2020
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 $71,533.
Hays Talent Solutions
Brisbane (94%), Cairns (24%), Sydney (11%), Gold Coast (8%) +2 others
255

$41K-$51K

(($24,658))

$41K-$51K
(($24,658))
Michael Page Accounting & Finance
Melbourne (45%), Sydney (29%), Perth (17%), Brisbane (6%) +1 others
242

$77K-$93K

($13,800)

$77K-$93K
($13,800)
Perigon Group Pty Limited
Sydney (80%), Brisbane (17%), Melbourne (2%)
178

$90K-$110K

($28,990)

$90K-$110K
($28,990)
Lawson Elliott Recruitment
Sydney (87%), Melbourne (13%)
171

$86K-$106K

($25,109)

$86K-$106K
($25,109)
Profusion Group
Sydney (100%)
165

$81K-$91K

($14,467)

$81K-$91K
($14,467)
Last Updated November 20 2020
How many years does it take to become a Accountant?
Most candidates undertake an average of 4 years Accounting prior to being appointed as a Accountant.
Average Accounting required to become a Accountant
Last updated November 20 2020
Most candidates have on average 5 years working experience prior to becoming a Accountant.
Average Accounting required to become a Accountant
Last updated November 20 2020
Where are Accountant in Australia sourced from?
Accountant are sourced from
these companies
Recruitment Select
Rusher Rogers HR Solutions
Simplot Australia Pty Ltd
Sothertons Sydney Chartered Accountants
Sunshine Coast Regional Council
Accountant are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
TAFE
Macquarie University
Charles Sturt University
Monash University
Last updated November 25 2020
Where are most Accountant roles located in Australia?
Sydney 362 / 26%
Melbourne 262 / 19%
Brisbane 195 / 14%
Perth 136 / 10%
Adelaide 106 / 8%
Last updated November 20 2020
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Accountant?
Canberra ($80K)
Darwin ($77K)
Sydney ($77K)
Melbourne ($75K)
Perth ($74K)
Last updated November 20 2020
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