Accounting Associate Salary

The average pay for an Accounting Associate is $43,327 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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$32,706 - $56,898
$33K
$43K
$57K
MEDIAN: $43,313
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$12.03 - $22.23
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MEDIAN: $16.73
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$0$56K
Salary $32,706 - $56,898
Bonus $519 - $5,088
Profit Sharing $992
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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$28,929 - $54,021
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 649
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.03 - $22.23
Overtime $20.65 - $35.35
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $519 - $5,088
Profit Sharing $992
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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$28,929 - $54,021
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 538

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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

Pay by Experience for an Accounting Associate has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounting Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 703 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounting Associate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 262 salaries. An experienced Accounting Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 257 salaries. An Accounting Associate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 93 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,202

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Key Stats for Accounting Associate

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 190 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Accounting Associate Salaries

▲3%

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$40,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Accounting Associate Salaries

▲16%


▲10%





▲4%


Microsoft Office
▼0%

Payroll Administration
▼0%

National Average
$40,000



▼1%

Month-End Close
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 190 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 16%
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