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Accounting Associate Salary

The average pay for an Accounting Associate is $40,685 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Auditing and Financial Analysis. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
$30,692 - $57,233
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,684
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$11.87 - $21.00
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,692 - $57,233  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,151  
Profit Sharing
$205.11 - $1,812  
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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$27,534 - $53,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 658
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.87 - $21.00  
   
Overtime
$16.14 - $32.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,151  
   
Profit Sharing
$205.11 - $1,812  
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).
)
$27,534 - $53,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 530
United States (change)

Job Description for Accounting Associate

  • Process, record, and pay invoices, bills, and other transactions.
  • Record fiscal transactions, balancing and reconciling accounts.
  • Assist accountants and auditors with bookkeeping, clerical duties, and managing accounts.
  • Resolve outstanding payments through communication with departments, vendors, and clients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Associate

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Experience Affects Accounting Associate Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Accounting Associate Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 23%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 12%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 9%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 7%

Data Entry
up arrow 7%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Month-End Close
up arrow 3%

Quickbooks
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
0%

Payroll Administration
0%

National Average
$38,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Accounting
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 225 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 17%