Mid-Career Accounting Assistant Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Accounting Assistants is around $16.50 per hour. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Accounting Assistants — which occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing — stretch from around $29K to approximately $49K. Most Mid-Career Accounting Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, close to a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$31,025 - $50,997
$31K
$40K
$51K
MEDIAN: $40,036
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$12.91 - $21.37
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MEDIAN: $16.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$31,025 - $50,997  
   
Bonus
$287.52 - $4,940  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $7,552  
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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$28,566 - $48,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 291
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $21.37  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$20.16 - $31.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$287.52 - $4,940  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $7,552  
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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$28,566 - $48,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 505

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,513

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For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Accounting Assistants in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 37 percent above 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 ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 17 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Austin and Atlanta (16 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Accounting Assistant

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 135 votes.
5-9 years
70%
10-19 years
30%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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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 135 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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