Bookkeepers Salary Guide

Salary’s for Bookkeepers and the Jobs market seems to be improving around the globe for Bookkeepers of all levels.  So if you are looking for a new job, trying to negotiate a better rate of pay, considering a change of career or are just interested in the salaries of Bookkeepers around the globe,  then have a look at the Bookkeepers Salary Guide below:

Bookkeepers Salary Guide


In Ireland, as of Mar 2016, the average salary for a Bookkeeper is €26,666 per year


An Entry-Level Bookkeeper in the USA earns an average wage of $14.59 per hour. A Full Charge Bookkeeper earns an average wage of $18.56 per hour.


In Canada an Entry-Level Bookkeeper earns an average wage of C$16.25 per hour and a Full Charge Bookkeeper earns an average wage of C$20.85 per hour.

South Africa

In South Africa The average salary for a Junior Bookkeeper is R95,445 per year and The average pay for a Full Charge Bookkeeper is R173,418 per year

All of the above were sourced from  Why don’t you look up your country and add it to the comments below……


In Australia the average bookkeeper can expect to earn $60,599 per year


United Kingdom

In the UK the average Bookkeepers salary for 2016 is £27,266 per year


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