Accounting Intern Salary

The average pay for an Accounting Intern is $14.77 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$20,781 - $55,353
$21K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $41,401
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50%
90%

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$9.94 - $22.68
$9
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $14.82
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$20,781 - $55,353  
   
Bonus
$400.00  
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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$20,731 - $50,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.94 - $22.68  
   
Overtime
$17.35 - $36.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$400.00  
   
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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$20,731 - $50,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 334

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Job Description for Accounting Intern

For individuals nearing completion of a bachelor's degree in accounting — or perhaps those who have just graduated — working as an accounting intern is likely the first step towards a career in the field. Typically, companies hire interns to work at reduced wages so that these individuals can gain practical experience in the field while finishing school. For the company, it is a chance to identify prospective talent to bring into their organization. As an accounting intern, the individual can gain useful insight into the practical application of accounting practices and theory, performing hands-on tasks such as data entry, billing functions, and assisting with more complicated tasks.

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Accounting Intern Tasks

  • Assist with billing and collections, including filing invoices, generating checks, and annotating reports.
  • Prepare, review, and analyze financial information like cost benefit analyses, profit, and loss statements and the like.
  • Collect, analyze, and summarize operating data, highlighting trends and patterns.

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Key Stats for Accounting Intern

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
51%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
1%
20 years or more
0%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Accounting Intern Salaries

Mid-Career
▲19%

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National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Accounting Intern Salaries

Tax Preparation
▲3%

National Average
$31,000

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Quickbooks
▼2%

Accounting
▼11%

Accounts Payable
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
51%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
1%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 86%
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