Chartered Accountant Salary in Australia

AU$74,200
per year
per hour
AU$37.80
per hour
per year
Bonus
AU$3,200/year
Profit Sharing
AU$4,600/year
Bonus
AU$3.70/hour
Profit Sharing
AU$5.30/hour

Chartered Accountant - Average Salary

The average salary for a Chartered Accountant is AU$74,200 per year (AU$37.80 per hour), which is AU$8,840 (+14%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
A Chartered Accountant can expect an average starting salary of AU$51,200. The highest salaries can exceed AU$140,000.
AU$51,200
Low
AU$74,200
Average
AU$140,000
High
AU$27.10
Low
AU$37.80
Average
AU$75.80
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus and profit sharing.
AU$950
AU$86,200
AU$173,400
Base SalaryAU$51,200 - 140,000
BonusAU$950 - 17,600
Profit SharingAU$1,400 - 15,800
Total CompensationAU$53,550 - 173,400
AU$1.10
AU$56.70
AU$114.50
Base SalaryAU$27.10 - 75.80
BonusAU$1.10 - 20.40
Profit SharingAU$1.60 - 18.30
Total CompensationAU$29.80 - 114.50

Chartered Accountant Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$51,200
Average
AU$74,200
Senior
AU$102,400
High
AU$140,000
Low
AU$27.10
Average
AU$37.80
Senior
AU$53.60
High
AU$75.80
Among chartered accountants, Entry-Level Chartered Accountants tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Chartered Accountants enjoy the highest salaries.

Chartered Accountant - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Entry-Level Chartered AccountantAU$102K/year
+38% 
Senior Chartered AccountantAU$51K/year
 -31%

Chartered Accountant - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Chartered Accountant with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,550. A mid career Chartered Accountant with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$72,600, while a senior Chartered Accountant with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$102,400. Chartered accountants with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$115,600 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Chartered Accountant

Late Career▲ +56%
Senior▲ +38%
Average SalaryAU$74,200/year
Mid Career▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -28%

Gender Breakdown

Female
46%
Male
54%

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