Financial Assistant Salary

The average wage for a Financial Assistant is $15.42 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.

$29,603 - $53,336
$30K
$40K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,521
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50%
90%

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$11.78 - $22.86
$12
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.42
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,603 - $53,336  
   
Bonus
$200.67 - $6,219  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Commission
$8,400  
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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$26,622 - $52,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.78 - $22.86  
   
Overtime
$17.45 - $39.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$200.67 - $6,219  
   
Commission
$8,400  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$26,622 - $52,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 190

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,914

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Financial Assistant Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Financial Assistant

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Financial Assistant Salaries

▲14%

▲12%

▲10%

National Average
$37,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Financial Assistant Salaries

Accounts Payable
▲21%



National Average
$37,000


▼2%


▼4%

Payroll Administration
▼10%

Client Interaction
▼13%

Office Administration
▼15%

Microsoft Office
▼16%

Accounts Receivable
▼19%

Quickbooks
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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