Tax Accountant Salary in Australia

AU$63,400
per year
per month
AU$5,280
per month
per year
Bonus
AU$1,960/year
Bonus
AU$160/month

Tax Accountant - Average Salary

The average salary for a Tax Accountant is AU$63,400 per year (AU$5,280 per month), which is AU$1,960 (-3%) lower than the national average salary in Australia.
A Tax Accountant can expect an average starting salary of AU$44,600. The highest salaries can exceed AU$115,000.
AU$44,600
Low
AU$63,400
Average
AU$115,000
High
AU$3,720
Low
AU$5,280
Average
AU$9,580
High
Total compensation includes salary and bonus.
AU$1,100
AU$61,300
AU$123,700
Base SalaryAU$44,600 - 115,000
BonusAU$1,100 - 8,700
Total CompensationAU$45,700 - 123,700
AU$90
AU$5,110
AU$10,300
Base SalaryAU$3,720 - 9,580
BonusAU$90 - 720
Total CompensationAU$3,810 - 10,300

Tax Accountant Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$44,600
Average
AU$63,400
Senior
AU$82,400
High
AU$115,000
Low
AU$3,720
Average
AU$5,280
Senior
AU$6,870
High
AU$9,580
Among tax accountants, Junior Tax Accountants tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Tax Accountants enjoy the highest salaries.

Tax Accountant - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Tax AccountantAU$82K/year
+30% 
International Tax AccountantAU$78K/year
+23% 
Corporate Tax AccountantAU$74K/year
+16% 
Junior Tax AccountantAU$50K/year
 -22%

Tax Accountant - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Tax Accountant with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,700. A mid career Tax Accountant with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$61,200, while a senior Tax Accountant with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$82,300. Tax accountants with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$90,300 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Tax Accountant

Late Career▲ +42%
Senior▲ +30%
Average SalaryAU$63,400/year
Mid Career▼ -3%
Entry Level▼ -28%

Gender Breakdown

Female
56%
Male
44%

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