The average wage for a Financial Assistant is $15.44 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Accounts Payable is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$29,121 - $53,003
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,064
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$11.86 - $22.96
(Median)
$12
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,121 - $53,003  
   
Bonus
$525 - $7,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,397  
Commission
$12,500  
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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$26,594 - $52,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 164
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.86 - $22.96  
   
Overtime
$17.38 - $36.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$525 - $7,500  
   
Commission
$12,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,397  
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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$26,594 - $52,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 208
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Job Description for Financial Assistant

A financial assistant work in a number of fields, including accounting, banking, auditing, and investment. Regardless of the specific field, a financial assistant must have a solid background in accounting, bookkeeping and taxation; they typically assist clients with project forecasts, budgets, cost analysis, and inventory calculations.

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Financial Assistant Tasks

  • Research, collect, and enter financial data to reconcile and update accounts.
  • Oversee payroll, timesheets, and insurance payments.
  • Use accounting software to document accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Complete periodic reports and identify ongoing problems.

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What is it like working as a Financial Assistant?

Financial Assistant in Warner Robins:
"Dedicated And Efficient Financial Specialist."
Pros: Performing accounting functions; learning the total finance protocol; my supervisor.
Cons: Pay Scale; no real fairness within the corporation.

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Experience Affects Financial Assistant Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Financial Assistant Salaries

Accounts Payable
up arrow 23%




Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$36,000


Payroll Administration
up arrow 9%

Client Interaction
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

Office Administration
up arrow 14%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 17%

Quickbooks
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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