Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Salary (United States)

An Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm earns an average salary of $53,023 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Total Pay (?
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$44,580 - $63,037
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $53,022
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Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Total Pay (?
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$11.23 - $27.52
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$44,580 - $63,037  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,292  
Profit Sharing
$193.20 - $2,909  
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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$42,107 - $64,973  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $27.52  
   
Overtime
$19.80 - $40.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,292  
   
Profit Sharing
$193.20 - $2,909  
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).
)
$42,107 - $64,973  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,113
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Job Description for Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm

Auditing or accounting associates are generally responsible for auditing and recordkeeping within their organization. They examine financial and accounting records to verify their completeness and help make recommendations to their employer. The associate is also responsible for testing internal accounting and auditing controls to ensure they are working properly. The day-to-day responsibilities of an auditing or accounting associate include examining and researching their organization's accounting records to ensure financial procedures are followed, preparing internal and external financial audit reports, and presenting these reports within their organization and to the clients.
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Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Tasks
  • Assist with month end closing, including reports and explanations of variances.
  • Prepare and review financial statements and accounting entries.
  • Perform basic accounting, such as recording revenues and reconcile and audit daily cash.

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Pay Difference By Location

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San Francisco
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Houston
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Charlotte
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$54,000
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Experience Affects Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$54,000
Experienced
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Skills That Affect Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Salaries

Accounting
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Internal Audit
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Financial Analysis
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Microsoft Excel
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Auditing
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National Average
$54,000
Tax Preparation
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Gender

Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
30%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%
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