Mid-Career Accounting Assistant Salary

The average Mid-Career Accounting Assistant earns approximately $16.54 per hour. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Accounting Assistants bottoms out near $28K and approaches $49K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $7K from profit sharing. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Although just under a third lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,647 - $51,683
$31K
$40K
$52K
MEDIAN: $39,977
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$13.03 - $21.61
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MEDIAN: $16.54
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$0$51K
Salary $30,647 - $51,683
Bonus $290.27 - $4,788
Profit Sharing $608 - $7,499
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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$28,495 - $49,446
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 288
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $13.03 - $21.61
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $20.29 - $31.68
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $290.27 - $4,788
Profit Sharing $608 - $7,499
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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$28,495 - $49,446
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 547

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,505

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San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Accounting Assistants, 37 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Accounting Assistants will also find cushy salaries in New York (+19 percent), Long Beach (+16 percent), Minneapolis (+8 percent), and San Diego (+7 percent). Phoenix is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 17 percent. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Austin (16 percent lower) and Atlanta (7 percent lower).

Key Stats for Accounting Assistant

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 164 votes.
5-9 years
71%
10-19 years
29%
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Skills That Affect Accounting Assistant Salaries

▲1%

Financial Reporting
▲1%

Accounts Payable
▼0%

Accounts Receivable
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Paying Invoices
▼0%

Data Processing
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

▼1%

Bookkeeping
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Office Administration
▼3%

Payroll Administration
▼3%

Quickbooks
▼4%

Customer Service
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 164 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 28%
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