Bookkeeper

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Median Average:
$61,491
Bookkeeper in Australia median base salary $61,491/yr. Information is based on 895 Bookkeeper jobs advertised between April 2020 and April 2021.
How much do Bookkeeper earn in Australia? The average salary of Bookkeeper is $61,491 in Australia
$61,491 /yr
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Average $61,491
Range $60K - $70K
Last updated April 09 2021
The average pay range for Bookkeeper is between $60K and $70K. Salaries vary from a low of $40K up to $80K per year. The average number of Bookkeeper roles advertised per month is 78 in Australia between April 2020 and April 2021.
What are the most common skills required to be a Bookkeeper? The most common skills required for a Bookkeeper are:
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These skills are most commonly found in Bookkeeper job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated March 31 2021
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Bookkeeping & Small Practice Accounting roles in Australia?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Bookkeeping & Small Practice Accounting roles. See what salaries they paid for Bookkeeping & Small Practice Accounting in Australia. See how they compare to the average Bookkeeping & Small Practice Accounting salary of $61,491.
Penrith City Council
Sydney (100%)
84

$74K-$89K

($20,567)

$74K-$89K
($20,567)
SPG Developments (Manager) Pty Ltd
Melbourne (100%)
67

$52K-$62K

(($4,491))

$52K-$62K
(($4,491))
Hays Accountancy & Finance
Adelaide (100%)
34

$59K-$69K

($2,509)

$59K-$69K
($2,509)
Bentley Recruitment
Brisbane (100%)
33

$63K-$75K

($7,509)

$63K-$75K
($7,509)
Private Advertiser
Melbourne (100%)
30

$48K-$58K

(($8,491))

$48K-$58K
(($8,491))
Last Updated April 09 2021
How many years does it take to become a Bookkeeper?
Most candidates undertake an average of 7 years Accounting prior to being appointed as a Bookkeeper.
Average Accounting required to become a Bookkeeper
Last updated April 16 2021
Most candidates have on average 7 years working experience prior to becoming a Bookkeeper.
Average Accounting required to become a Bookkeeper
Last updated April 16 2021
Where are Bookkeeper in Australia sourced from?
Bookkeeper are sourced from
these companies
MYOB
MCMAHON COOL ROOMS PTY LTD
Xero
Metrobuild Pty Ltd
Mets Transport
Bookkeeper are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
TAFE
TAFE
Deakin University
Monash University
Last updated April 15 2021
Where are most Bookkeeper roles located in Australia?
Melbourne 147 / 20%
Sydney 135 / 18%
Brisbane 121 / 16%
Perth 89 / 12%
Adelaide 70 / 10%
Last updated April 09 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Bookkeeper?
Cairns ($67K)
Sydney ($66K)
Hobart ($65K)
Melbourne ($63K)
Newcastle ($63K)
Last updated April 09 2021