Financial Assistant Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Financial Assistant is $37,837 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Financial Analysis is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Financial Assistant Total Pay (?
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$26,365 - $53,397
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MEDIAN: $37,836
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Financial Assistant Total Pay (?
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$10.98 - $20.84
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,365 - $53,397  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,943  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $4,894  
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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$24,780 - $51,819  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 572
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.98 - $20.84  
   
Overtime
$14.74 - $35.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,943  
   
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $4,894  
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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$24,780 - $51,819  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 572
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Assistant

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

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Houston
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San Diego
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Milwaukee
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Pittsburgh
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$36,000
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Financial Assistant Reviews

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

Microsoft Excel
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Customer Service
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Accounting
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National Average
$36,000
Payroll Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Accounts Payable
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Accounts Receivable
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 33%
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