For Entry-Level Finance Assistants, hourly average wages total $14.26 per hour. Although a majority have medical coverage and a little over a half have dental coverage, slightly less than a third claim no health benefits at all. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Finance Assistants who took the survey — 81 percent to be exact. Most Entry-Level Finance Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$29,203 - $50,867
(Median)
$29K
$37K
$51K
MEDIAN: $37,044
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$10.11 - $19.77
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,203 - $50,867  
   
Bonus
$248.32 - $8,456  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$23,699 - $48,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.11 - $19.77  
   
Overtime
$14.87 - $29.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$248.32 - $8,456  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$23,699 - $48,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 172
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,321

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For Entry-Level Finance Assistants, New York provides a pay rate that is 25 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Finance Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+23 percent), Boston (+20 percent), Washington (+5 percent), and San Diego (+4 percent).

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Skills That Affect Finance Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Office
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Accounts Receivable
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Financial Analysis
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Payroll Administration
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Accounts Payable
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Quickbooks
0%

National Average
$33,000

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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