Bookkeeper Salary / Wage
Salary and wage information for bookkeepers is compiled regularly by analysis of Australian jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Code (ANZSCO) for bookkeepers is 551211.
Job titles and exact tasks vary in this work and examples of some occupation titles are bookkeeper, accounts payable, MYOB bookkeeper, senior bookkeeper and commercial bookkeeper.
This occupation is currently not on the Australian Skilled Occupation List or on the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List.
The average Australian weekly full-time ordinary earnings across all occupations in mid-2018 were $1,586, giving an annual income of approximately $82,472. This was 2.6% higher than in mid-2017.*
Data supplied from Indeed over the past 36 months, based on over 500 salaries, estimated that the average salary for a bookkeeper was around $60,000 per annum in Australia.
Bookkeeper Salaries / Wages in 2018
|Job Title||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|Bookkeeper for a small Commercial Builder||60,000 – 70,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Bookkeeper – Administration Assistant||$25 – $34 per hour||Gosford, New South Wales|
|Bookkeeper / Administrator / Digital Savvy||60,000 – 65,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Senior Bookkeeper – Accounting Firm||60,000 – 65,000||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Part Time Xero Bookkeeper||53,000 – 68,000 pro rata||Canberra, ACT|
|Bookkeeper / MYOB & Xero||60,000+||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Part time Bookkeeper / Office Manager||70,000 – 80,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Financial Administration / Advanced Bookkeeping||60,000 – 65,000||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Qualified Bookkeeper||65,000 – 75,000||Perth, Western Australia|
|Assistant Bookkeeper||45,000 – 60,000||Perth, Western Australia|
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