An Associate Accountant earns an average salary of $43,668 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Reporting and Financial Analysis.
Associate Accountant Total Pay (?
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$32,543 - $56,315
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56K
MEDIAN: $43,667
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Associate Accountant Total Pay (?
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$12.85 - $21.97
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,543 - $56,315  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,083  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $4,700  
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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$30,829 - $57,337  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 463
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.85 - $21.97  
   
Overtime
$14.94 - $32.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,083  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $4,700  
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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$30,829 - $57,337  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 463
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Job Description for Associate Accountant
  • 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 Associate Accountant
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Boston
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Los Angeles
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San Antonio
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Dallas
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National Average
$43,000
Minneapolis
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Experience Affects Associate Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%
Experienced
up arrow 2%
National Average
$43,000

Skills That Affect Associate Accountant Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 21%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 11%
Accounting
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
National Average
$43,000
Tax Preparation
up arrow 2%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 7%
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Gender
Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%
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