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Accounting Associate Salary

The average pay for an Accounting Associate is $41,175 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Auditing, Financial Analysis, 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.
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$31,098 - $57,594
(Median)
$31K
$41K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,175
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90%

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$11.92 - $21.37
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,098 - $57,594  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,593  
Profit Sharing
$483.55 - $1,775  
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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$27,720 - $53,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 734
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $21.37  
   
Overtime
$16.44 - $31.80  
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 - $4,593  
   
Profit Sharing
$483.55 - $1,775  
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).
)
$27,720 - $53,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 615

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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

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Experience Affects Accounting Associate Salaries




National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Accounting Associate Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 21%


Tax Preparation
up arrow 11%


General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 5%

Data Entry
up arrow 5%

Accounting
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Month-End Close
up arrow 1%

Quickbooks
0%

Payroll Administration
0%

National Average
$39,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 232 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 16%
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