Accounting Associate Salary

The average pay for an Accounting Associate is $41,840 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Financial Analysis and Accounting. 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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$31,636 - $58,188
(Median)
$32K
$42K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,840
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$11.92 - $21.57
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,636 - $58,188  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,959  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $3,020  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$28,054 - $54,759  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 861
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $21.57  
   
Overtime
$16.95 - $32.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,959  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $3,020  
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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$28,054 - $54,759  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 704
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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 Difference by Location

National Average: $39,439

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Experience Affects Accounting Associate Salaries




National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Accounting Associate Salaries


Accounting
up arrow 11%



Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$39,000

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Month-End Close
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Quickbooks
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 217 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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