Accountant Salary in Ireland

€52,117
per year
per month
€4,340
per month
per year
Bonus
€14,900/year
Bonus
€1,240/month

Accountant - Average Salary in Ireland

The average salary for an Accountant is €52,117 gross per year (€4,340 gross per month), which is 18% higher than the national average salary in Ireland.
Pay Scale: an Accountant can expect an average starting salary of €32,500. The highest salaries can exceed €75,200.
€32,500
Low
€52,117
Average
€75,200
High
€2,710
Low
€4,340
Average
€6,270
High
Total remuneration includes base salary and bonus.
€0
€49,600
€99,200
Base Salary€32,500 - 75,200
Bonus€0 - 24,000
Total Compensation€32,500 - 99,200
€0
€4,140
€8,270
Base Salary€2,710 - 6,270
Bonus€0 - 2,000
Total Compensation€2,710 - 8,270

Accountant Salary Range

Low
€32,500
Average
€52,117
Senior
€58,600
High
€75,200
Low
€2,710
Average
€4,340
Senior
€4,880
High
€6,270
Among Accountants, Trainee Accountants, Assistant Accountants or Accountants in their first year post-qualification (as Chartered, Certified or Public Accountants) tend to have the lowest salaries, while fully qualified Accountants with a specialisation eg. in management accounting or financial accounting or Senior Managers in practice accounting firms enjoy the highest salaries.

Accountant - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Manager€74K/year
+41% 
Senior Accountant€58K/year
+12% 
Financial Accountant€54K/year
+4% 
Assistant Accountant€37K/year
 -29%
Trainee Accountant€25K/year
 -53%

Accountant - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

A part-qualified Accountant with less than three years of experience can expect to earn a basic salary of €35,000 gross per year on average. A qualified Accountant with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €50,000, while a Senior Accountant with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €58,000. Accountants with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €70,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Accountant

Late Career▲ +34%
Senior▲ +11%
Average Salary€52,117/year
Mid Career▼ -4%
Entry Level▼ -33%

Gender Breakdown

Female
36%
Male
64%

Accountant - Jobs by Location

Accountant - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Accountant jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Accountant

How much does an Accountant make in Ireland?
An Accountant in Ireland earns an average of €52,117 gross per year, which is about €4,340 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Accountant updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for an Accountant in Ireland?
The starting salary of an Accountant in Ireland is around €32,500 gross per year. Trainee Accountants, Assistant Accountants or Accountants in their first year post-qualification (as Chartered, Certified or Public Accountants) usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for an Accountant in Ireland?
The highest salary of an Accountant in Ireland can reach and exceed €75,200 gross per year. Accountants with a specialisation eg. in management accounting or financial accounting or Senior Managers in practice accounting firms usually have the highest salaries.
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