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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?

3,557 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Accounting and Finance in Ireland typically earns around 3,557 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
Account Examiner2,270 EUR
Account Executive3,665 EUR
Accountant2,666 EUR
Accounting Assistant2,576 EUR
Accounting Associate2,440 EUR
Accounting Clerk1,890 EUR
Accounting Coordinator2,039 EUR
Accounting Manager4,745 EUR
Accounting Supervisor3,418 EUR
Accounting Technician2,400 EUR
Accounts Executive3,138 EUR
Accounts Payable and Receivable Specialist3,074 EUR
Accounts Payable Clerk1,861 EUR
Accounts Payable Manager3,783 EUR
Accounts Receivable Clerk2,014 EUR
Accounts Receivable Manager4,043 EUR
Assistant Accounting Manager3,279 EUR
Assistant Auditor2,745 EUR
Audit Supervisor4,924 EUR
Auditing Clerk2,486 EUR
Auditing Manager5,242 EUR
Billing Coordinator2,987 EUR
Billing Specialist2,931 EUR
Billing Supervisor3,665 EUR
Bookkeeper2,033 EUR
Bookkeeping Specialist2,743 EUR
Budget Analyst3,159 EUR
Budget Manager4,636 EUR
Business Support Analyst3,349 EUR
Capital Markets Associate3,924 EUR
Cash Flow Analyst3,919 EUR
Cash Management Officer3,702 EUR
Cashbook Clerk2,355 EUR
Chartered Accountant3,419 EUR
Collections Clerk1,977 EUR
Collections Specialist2,426 EUR
Corporate Treasurer6,407 EUR
Cost Accountant3,110 EUR
Cost Accounting Manager3,906 EUR
Cost Analyst3,691 EUR
Credit and Collection Manager4,489 EUR
Credit and Collection Staff2,059 EUR
Credit and Loans Officer2,085 EUR
Credit Controller3,607 EUR
Debt Adviser4,522 EUR
Debt Collector3,197 EUR
Debtors Clerk2,709 EUR
Deputy CFO6,786 EUR
Derivative Trader5,058 EUR
Escrow Assistant2,989 EUR
External Auditor3,875 EUR
Finance Associate2,826 EUR
Finance Executive6,220 EUR
Finance Licensing Clerk2,411 EUR
Finance Licensing Manager3,873 EUR
Finance Licensing Specialist3,062 EUR
Finance Officer4,357 EUR
Finance President7,898 EUR
Finance Relationship Manager5,076 EUR
Finance Release Analyst3,583 EUR
Finance Team Leader 3,938 EUR
Financial Actuary3,765 EUR
Financial Administrator3,331 EUR
Financial Analyst3,940 EUR
Financial Applications Specialist2,522 EUR
Financial Assistant2,298 EUR
Financial Associate2,901 EUR
Financial Claims Analyst3,375 EUR
Financial Claims Manager3,841 EUR
Financial Commercial Analyst3,406 EUR
Financial Compliance Analyst3,799 EUR
Financial Consultant3,716 EUR
Financial Controller3,532 EUR
Financial Coordinator3,073 EUR
Financial Customer Service Manager4,437 EUR
Financial Dealer and Broker3,357 EUR
Financial Encoder2,093 EUR
Financial Manager7,290 EUR
Financial Manager7,413 EUR
Financial Operations Manager5,519 EUR
Financial Policy Analyst3,914 EUR
Financial Project Manager3,492 EUR
Financial Quantitative Analyst4,294 EUR
Financial Reporting Consultant3,555 EUR
Financial Reporting Manager4,757 EUR
Financial Services Sales Agent3,240 EUR
Fixed Assets Administrator3,098 EUR
Forensic Accountant2,861 EUR
Fraud Detection Supervisor3,471 EUR
Fraud Prevention Manager5,321 EUR
Fund Accountant2,742 EUR
Grants Coordinator2,305 EUR
Internal Auditor3,939 EUR
Internal Control Adviser3,893 EUR
Internal Control Officer3,296 EUR
Inventory Accountant6,052 EUR
Investment Analyst4,861 EUR
Investment Fund Manager5,120 EUR
Investment Underwriter2,306 EUR
Investor3,716 EUR
Investor Relations Manager4,500 EUR
KYC Team Leader4,708 EUR
Management Economist4,005 EUR
Paymaster2,962 EUR
Payroll Clerk2,302 EUR
Payroll Manager3,934 EUR
Pensions Administrator2,790 EUR
Pricing Analyst4,278 EUR
Private Equity Analyst4,260 EUR
Proposal Development Coordinator2,745 EUR
Receivables Accountant2,556 EUR
Regulatory Accountant2,943 EUR
Retirement Plan Analyst3,799 EUR
Revenue Management Specialist3,202 EUR
Revenue Recognition Analyst4,745 EUR
Risk Management Director5,673 EUR
Risk Management Supervisor4,375 EUR
Tax Accountant2,749 EUR
Tax Advisor3,865 EUR
Tax Associate2,953 EUR
Tax Manager5,262 EUR
Teller1,661 EUR
Treasury Accountant2,880 EUR
Treasury Analyst3,860 EUR
Underwriter2,160 EUR
Underwriting Assistant1,984 EUR
Vice President of Finance5,346 EUR

Accounting and Finance Jobs Salary Distribution in Ireland

Median and salary distribution monthly Ireland Accounting and Finance

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Accounting and Finance salaries in Ireland range between 1,627 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 7,547 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 3,450 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Accounting and Finance are earning less than 3,450 EUR while the other half are earning more than 3,450 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 2,285 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,285 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Accounting and Finance are earning less than 5,169 EUR while 25% are earning more than 5,169 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.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Ireland Accounting and Finance
Average Salary 2016    =  
3,304 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
3,426 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
3,481 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
3,557 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

21 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Ireland for Accounting and Finance is 21 EUR. This means that the average person in Ireland earns approximatly 21 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.

Accounting and Finance VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Accounting and Finance and Accounting and Finance monthly IrelandWe compared Ireland salaries for Accounting and Finance and All Jobs and we found that Accounting and Finance salaries are 3% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Cork3,989 EUR
Dublin4,175 EUR
Galway3,613 EUR
Limerick3,845 EUR
Waterford3,430 EUR
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