Entry-Level Accounting Assistant Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Accounting Assistant is $14.85 per hour.

$28,271 - $48,911
$28K
$36K
$49K
MEDIAN: $36,432
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$11.36 - $18.92
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MEDIAN: $14.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,271 - $48,911  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $4,749  
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $5,250  
Commission
$3,200  
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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$24,780 - $43,813  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 641
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.36 - $18.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$16.84 - $29.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$201.34 - $4,749  
   
Commission
$3,200  
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $5,250  
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).
)
$24,780 - $43,813  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,402
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Key Stats for Accounting Assistant

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 285 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Accounting Assistant Salaries



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Office Administration
▼0%

Data Processing
▼0%

National Average
$33,000



▼2%

▼2%


▼4%

Payroll Administration
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 285 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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