Accounting Associate Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Accounting Associate is $40,096 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are General Ledger Accounting and Tax Preparation. 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.
Accounting Associate Total Pay (?
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$30,270 - $55,711
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MEDIAN: $40,096
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Accounting Associate Total Pay (?
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$11.87 - $20.94
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,270 - $55,711  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,047  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $1,818  
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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$27,254 - $52,376  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 985
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.87 - $20.94  
   
Overtime
$15.99 - $33.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,047  
   
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $1,818  
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).
)
$27,254 - $52,376  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 985
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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Denver
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St. Paul
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Washington
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San Francisco
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Boston
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Los Angeles
up arrow 12%
Seattle
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Atlanta
up arrow 7%
Chicago
up arrow 5%
Dallas
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National Average
$38,000
Portland
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Pittsburgh
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St. Louis
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Experience Affects Accounting Associate Salaries

National Average
$38,000

Skills That Affect Accounting Associate Salaries

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 21%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 14%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Quickbooks
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%
Accounting
up arrow 1%
Payroll Administration
0%
National Average
$38,000
Accounts Payable
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Month-End Close
up arrow 5%

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Gender

Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 17%
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