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Financial Assistant Salary

The average salary for a Financial Assistant is $37,968 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.

$26,942 - $53,782
(Median)
$27K
$38K
$54K
MEDIAN: $37,968
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50%
90%

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$11.04 - $21.27
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,942 - $53,782  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,982  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $4,913  
Commission
$200.00 - $10,000  
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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$25,204 - $52,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 348
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.04 - $21.27  
   
Overtime
$14.75 - $34.33  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,982  
   
Commission
$200.00 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $4,913  
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).
)
$25,204 - $52,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 307

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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.

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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Accounting
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Customer Service
0%

National Average
$36,000

Payroll Administration
up arrow 8%

Office Administration
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

Data Entry
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Accounts Receivable
up arrow 16%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 147 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 33%