Accounting Administrator Salary

An Accounting Administrator earns an average wage of $17.60 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Financial Reporting is associated with high pay for this job.

$33,309 - $59,054
$33K
$43K
$59K
MEDIAN: $43,254
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50%
90%

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$13.98 - $23.34
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.60
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,309 - $59,054  
   
Bonus
$587 - $6,557  
Profit Sharing
$2,474  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,003 - $55,404  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.98 - $23.34  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.14  
Overtime
$18.55 - $34.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$587 - $6,557  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,474  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,003 - $55,404  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 144

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Job Description for Accounting Administrator

Accounting administrators are responsible for completing and administering accounting tasks for their company. They are in charge of preparing financial statements and creating financial disclosures for future reference. Accounting administrators evaluate organizational plans according to budgeting requirements, prepare detailed reports following federal and institutional guidelines, and process accounts receivable to complete a cash flow projection. One of the accounting administrator's main responsibilities includes communicating necessary accounting information with colleagues, outside partners, and upper management.

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Accounting Administrator Tasks

  • Monitor and follow up on outstanding claims every 14 days.
  • Perform billing-related duties as necessary.
  • Compile reports for insurance billings.
  • Update phone numbers and addresses, and keep payers up to date.

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Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Administrator

Pay by Experience for an Accounting Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounting Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 117 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounting Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Accounting Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 89 salaries. An Accounting Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 61 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,067

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Key Stats for Accounting Administrator

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Accounting Administrator Salaries

▲8%

▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$41,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Accounting Administrator Salaries

Financial Reporting
▲34%





Paying Invoices
▲1%

Accounts Receivable
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Account Management
▼1%

Accounting
▼8%

Human Resources
▼15%

Billing
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 24%