Accounting Technician Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Accounting Technician is $16.81 per hour.
Accounting Technician Total Pay (?
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$27,588 - $47,227
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $36,289
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Accounting Technician Total Pay (?
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$12.14 - $22.34
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$27,588 - $47,227  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
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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$26,537 - $47,324  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 484
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $22.34  
   
Overtime
$15.55 - $34.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
   
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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$26,537 - $47,324  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 484
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Job Description for Accounting Technician
Accounting technicians may work in a variety of environments, including in financial, clerical, or support roles. They perform a variety of duties for accounting firms or departments, such as preparing accounts, handling invoices, handle bookkeeping, and monitor budgets They also often monitor departmental resources, manage payroll, write reports, and audit work.
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Accounting Technician Tasks
  • Sort documents and post debits/credits to proper account .
  • Verify amounts and codes on various forms for accuracy.
  • Balance entries and make necessary corrections.
  • Maintain and make necessary adjustments to records and/or logs such as journals, payroll/ time reports, or property records.
  • Verify and reconcile simple bank statements or department records.
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Pay Difference By Location
Las Vegas
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Washington
up arrow 29%
Seattle
up arrow 28%
Raleigh
up arrow 11%
National Average
$36,000
Greensboro
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Oklahoma City
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Helena
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Experience Affects Accounting Technician Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Skills That Affect Accounting Technician Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 4%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%
National Average
$36,000
Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%
Budgeting
up arrow 4%
Customer Service
up arrow 4%
General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 8%
Billing
up arrow 10%
Data Entry
up arrow 22%
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Gender
Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 12%
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