Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Accounting Assistant is $17.05
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Assistants?
An entry-level Accounting Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.21 based on 90 salaries. An early career Accounting Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.40 based on 1,012 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Accounting Assistants Do?
An accounting assistant supports a company in its day-to-day accounting duties. One of the main differences between an accountant and an accounting assistant is that an accounting assistant focuses on administrative, clerical, and data-entry duties. For example, the accounting assistant may upload and scan documents for entry into the company's document-tracking software. The accounting assistant may perform other duties such as processing invoices; filing, sorting, and faxing documents and …Read more
- Monitor and follow up on outstanding claims every 14 days.
- Perform billing-related duties as necessary.
- Compile reports for insurance billings.
- Update phone numbers and addresses, and keep payers up to date.