Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Salary

An Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm earns an average salary of $54,267 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$46,212 - $63,758
(Median)
$46K
$54K
$64K
MEDIAN: $54,267
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$14.76 - $27.14
(Median)
$15
$22
$27
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$46,212 - $63,758  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,194  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,887  
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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$45,705 - $65,483  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 884
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.76 - $27.14  
   
Overtime
$21.70 - $43.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,194  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,887  
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).
)
$45,705 - $65,483  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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

National Average: $54,668

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Experience Affects Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Salaries



National Average
$55,000

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 8%

Accounting
up arrow 5%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%

Auditing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Internal Audit
up arrow 1%

National Average
$55,000

Tax Preparation
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
33%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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