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Average Accounts Assistant Salary in United Kingdom

£19,772
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£950
Bonus
£600
Commission
£850
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Accounts Assistant in United Kingdom is £19,772.
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£15k
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£20k
90%
£26k
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£15k - £26k
Bonus
£198 - £2k
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£97 - £6k
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What Do Accounts Assistants Do?

Accounts Assistant Tasks
  • Receive and process payments, invoices, employee reimbursements, bills, and other accounting information.
  • Batch and prepare payments, payroll, or other outgoing financial data.
  • Enter data into databases and accounting software, balancing accounts.
  • Review transactions for errors and accuracy and make corrections.

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What Are Popular Skills for Accounts Assistants?

Skills in Accounts Payable, Reconciliation and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Accounting.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Assistants?

An entry-level Accounts Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £17,848 based on 175 salaries. An early career Accounts Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £19,282 based on 1,979 salaries. A mid-career Accounts Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,691 based on 520 salaries. An experienced Accounts Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £22,173 based on 377 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £21,255.
Employees with Accounts Assistant in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 18.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bristol, England: Bristol (2.2% more) and Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (6.1% less), Birmingham, England: Birmingham (6.0% less) and Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (5.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,279 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Early Career
60.4%
Mid Career
15.9%
Experienced
11.5%
Late Career
7.0%

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