The average pay for an Accounting Associate is $43,534 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Accounting 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.
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$32,611 - $58,037
$33K
$44K
$58K
MEDIAN: $43,533
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$11.78 - $22.28
$12
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,611 - $58,037  
   
Bonus
$504 - $5,080  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $2,483  
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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$28,741 - $54,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 668
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.78 - $22.28  
   
Overtime
$19.98 - $34.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$504 - $5,080  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $2,483  
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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$28,741 - $54,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 540

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Job Description for Accounting Associate

Accounting associates are responsible for providing assistance to top-level accountants within a company, as well auditors and other finance employees. This position also requires bookkeeping and other accounting duties.

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Accounting Associate Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Associate

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,187

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Key Stats for Accounting Associate

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 159 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Accounting Associate Salaries




National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Accounting Associate Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 15%





General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 4%

Reconciliation
up arrow 4%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
0%

National Average
$40,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Quickbooks
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%

Month-End Close
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 159 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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