Assistant Accountant Salary (United States)

An Assistant Accountant earns an average wage of $15.12 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Assistant Accountant Total Pay (?
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$26,568 - $53,894
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $37,565
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Assistant Accountant Total Pay (?
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$10.28 - $20.45
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,568 - $53,894  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,922  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $7,891  
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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$23,182 - $49,649  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 804
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $20.45  
   
Overtime
$13.04 - $32.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,922  
   
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $7,891  
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).
)
$23,182 - $49,649  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 804
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Job Description for Assistant Accountant

Assistant accountants aid in the day-to-day operations of an accounting department, typically reporting to a senior accountant or production accountant. Specific daily tasks vary based on whether or not an assistant accountant is hired by an individual accountant or an accounting firm.
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Assistant Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Accountant

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

Pay Difference By Location

Boston
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Baltimore
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Los Angeles
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Houston
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New York
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National Average
$35,000
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Miami
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Experience Affects Assistant Accountant Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Assistant Accountant Salaries

Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounts Receivable
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National Average
$35,000
Payroll Administration
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Gender

Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 33%
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