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Accounting and Finance Average Salaries in Ireland 2019

How much money does a person working in Accounting and Finance make in Ireland?

3,370 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Accounting and Finance in Ireland typically earns around 3,370 EUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Accounting and Finance jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant2,803 EUR
Accounting Assistant2,542 EUR
Accounting Manager4,167 EUR
Accounts Receivable Clerk2,000 EUR
Auditor ( external )2,792 EUR
Billing Specialist2,000 EUR
Chartered Accountant3,487 EUR
Controller3,438 EUR
Corporate Treasurers2,800 EUR
Credit Manager2,308 EUR
Financial Accountant4,167 EUR
Financial Analyst2,750 EUR
Financial Controller4,938 EUR
Fraud Prevention Manager5,583 EUR
Fund Accountant3,667 EUR
Senior Accountant3,167 EUR

Accounting and Finance Jobs Salary Distribution in Ireland

25% of people earn
2,408 EUR
or less
50% of people earn
2,800 EUR
or less
75% of people earn
4,375 EUR
or less
1,417 EUR
2,800 EUR
6,333 EUR

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Accounting and Finance salaries in Ireland range between 1,417 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 6,333 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 2,800 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Accounting and Finance are earning less than 2,800 EUR while the other half are earning more than 2,800 EUR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Accounting and Finance are earning less than 2,408 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,408 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Accounting and Finance are earning less than 4,375 EUR while 25% are earning more than 4,375 EUR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Accounting and Finance Salary Forecast and Trend in Ireland

How do Accounting and Finance salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2016    =  
3,176 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
3,265 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +1%  
3,310 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
3,370 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Accounting and Finance salaries in Ireland are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Accounting and Finance Hourly Average Wage in Ireland

17 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Ireland for Accounting and Finance is 17 EUR. This means that the average person in Ireland earns approximatly 17 EUR for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Salary Comparison of Accounting and Finance Jobs in Ireland

3,370 EUR
3,567 EUR
Average Salary
Accounting and Finance
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Ireland salaries for Accounting and Finance and All Jobs and we found that Accounting and Finance salaries are 6% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Cork3,723 EUR
Dublin3,072 EUR
Limerick3,708 EUR
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