Mid-Career Accounting Assistant Salary

Mid-Career Accounting Assistants pull down an average of $16.51 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $4K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $8K, overall incomes of Mid-Career Accounting Assistants spread between $29K and $49K depending on individual performance. Although slightly less than a third lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Most Mid-Career Accounting Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$30,612 - $52,187
$31K
$40K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,238
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$13.18 - $21.63
$13
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.64
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$0$52K
Salary $30,612 - $52,187
Bonus $206.08 - $4,848
Profit Sharing $608 - $7,499
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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$28,751 - $49,760
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 286
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $13.18 - $21.63
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $20.42 - $31.81
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $206.08 - $4,848
Profit Sharing $608 - $7,499
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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$28,751 - $49,760
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 548

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Accounting Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,785

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Mid-Career Accounting Assistants, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 38 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Accounting Assistants will also find cushy salaries in New York (+19 percent), Long Beach (+16 percent), Minneapolis (+8 percent), and San Diego (+7 percent). Falling short of the national average by 17 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Phoenix. Austin and Atlanta are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 16 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Accounting Assistant

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 181 votes.
5-9 years
70%
10-19 years
30%
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Skills That Affect Accounting Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

▼0%

Financial Reporting
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Accounts Payable
▼1%

Accounts Receivable
▼1%

▼1%

Paying Invoices
▼1%

Data Processing
▼1%

Bookkeeping
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Payroll Administration
▼3%

Quickbooks
▼4%

Office Administration
▼4%

Customer Service
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 181 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 28%
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