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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$27,589 - $48,108
(Median)
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36K
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48K
MEDIAN: $36,211
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Accounting Technician Total Pay (?
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$12.22 - $22.32
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,589 - $48,108  
   
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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$26,691 - $47,580  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 503
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.22 - $22.32  
   
Overtime
$16.13 - $34.52  
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).
)
$26,691 - $47,580  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 503
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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.

Common Career Paths for Accounting Technician

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Las Vegas
up arrow 59%
Seattle
up arrow 28%
Raleigh
up arrow 11%
Denver
up arrow 4%
National Average
$36,000
Greensboro
up arrow 7%
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%
Payroll Administration
0%
National Average
$36,000
Budgeting
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 8%
Data Entry
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 12%
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