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Fixed Asset Accountant Salary

The average salary for a Fixed Asset Accountant is $52,439 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$38,265 - $68,870
(Median)
$38K
$52K
$69K
MEDIAN: $52,439
10%
50%
90%

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$12.94 - $23.52
(Median)
$13
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
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$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$38,265 - $68,870  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,960  
Profit Sharing
$0.07 - $4,470  
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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$34,963 - $68,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.94 - $23.52  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $33.31  
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 - $5,960  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.07 - $4,470  
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).
)
$34,963 - $68,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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Job Description for Fixed Asset Accountant

Fixed asset accountants are specialists that keep track of their organization's fixed assets. They are responsible for tracking these assets from the time they are purchased by the company to the time that they are disposed of or sold, so they are appropriately accounted for on local, state, and federal taxes. Fixed asset accountants generally work closely with other accounting staff to create reports and fixed asset depreciation schedules for their organization. They also occasionally work with external auditors to verify the accuracy of work. Fixed asset accountants may also need to interact with other departments on special projects, such as information technology (IT). They also may be responsible for updating relevant databases with information on fixed assets.

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Fixed Asset Accountant Tasks

  • Analyze data and create special reports, trend analysis, or other reporting.
  • Complete documentation like journal entries, month end analysis, and quarterly and capital reports.
  • Maintain financial data for all fixed (non-liquid) assets, including requisitions and inventories.
  • Coordinate project approvals and provide quotes on existing fixed assets.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fixed Asset Accountant

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

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Experience Affects Fixed Asset Accountant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Fixed Asset Accountant Salaries

Fixed Asset Accounting
up arrow 3%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000

Accounting
up arrow 12%

Cost Accounting
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 8%
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