An Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm earns an average salary of $52,631 per year. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Total Pay (?
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$44,020 - $63,623
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MEDIAN: $52,630
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Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Total Pay (?
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$10.17 - $26.55
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$44,020 - $63,623  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,170  
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $5,106  
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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$41,262 - $65,494  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,314
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $26.55  
   
Overtime
$19.05 - $32.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,170  
   
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $5,106  
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).
)
$41,262 - $65,494  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,314
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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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Boston
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Houston
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Los Angeles
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San Jose
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National Average
$53,000
Atlanta
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Dallas
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Denver
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Philadelphia
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Minneapolis
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Experience Affects Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$53,000
Experienced
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Skills That Affect Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 15%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%
Internal Audit
up arrow 5%
Accounting
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Microsoft Excel
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Auditing
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National Average
$53,000
Tax Preparation
up arrow 6%
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Gender
Female
39%
female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%
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