Financial Accountant Salary in Australia

AU$81,600
per year
per month
AU$6,800
per month
per year
Bonus
AU$4,750/year
Bonus
AU$400/month

Financial Accountant - Average Salary

The average salary for a Financial Accountant is AU$81,600 per year (AU$6,800 per month), which is AU$16,240 (+25%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
A Financial Accountant can expect an average starting salary of AU$54,300. The highest salaries can exceed AU$150,000.
AU$54,300
Low
AU$81,600
Average
AU$150,000
High
AU$4,530
Low
AU$6,800
Average
AU$12,500
High
Total compensation includes salary and bonus.
AU$1,200
AU$81,100
AU$163,400
Base SalaryAU$54,300 - 150,000
BonusAU$1,200 - 13,400
Total CompensationAU$55,500 - 163,400
AU$100
AU$6,760
AU$13,620
Base SalaryAU$4,530 - 12,500
BonusAU$100 - 1,120
Total CompensationAU$4,630 - 13,620

Financial Accountant Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$54,300
Average
AU$81,600
Senior
AU$113,400
High
AU$150,000
Low
AU$4,530
Average
AU$6,800
Senior
AU$9,450
High
AU$12,500
Among financial accountants, Junior Financial Accountants tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Financial Accountants enjoy the highest salaries.

Financial Accountant - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Financial AccountantAU$113K/year
+39% 
Chartered Financial AccountantAU$96K/year
+18% 
Junior Financial AccountantAU$60K/year
 -26%

Financial Accountant - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Financial Accountant with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,800. A mid career Financial Accountant with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$79,800, while a senior Financial Accountant with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$113,400. Financial accountants with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$121,600 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Financial Accountant

Late Career▲ +49%
Senior▲ +39%
Average SalaryAU$81,600/year
Mid Career▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -34%

Gender Breakdown

Female
67%
Male
33%

Financial Accountant - Jobs by Location

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