An Accounting Administrator earns an average salary of $43,123 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases 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.

$33,590 - $57,157
(Median)
$34K
$43K
$57K
MEDIAN: $43,123
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$13.48 - $23.57
(Median)
$13
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,590 - $57,157  
   
Bonus
$598 - $6,557  
Profit Sharing
$2,493  
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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$30,716 - $54,743  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.48 - $23.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.14  
Overtime
$17.89 - $35.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$598 - $6,557  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,493  
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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$30,716 - $54,743  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Administrator

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Experience Affects Accounting Administrator Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Accounting Administrator Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 34%


Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%

Paying Invoices
up arrow 3%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Accounts Receivable
0%

National Average
$41,000

Account Management
up arrow 1%

Accounting
up arrow 9%

Human Resources
up arrow 15%

Billing
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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