The average hourly pay for an Accounting Technician is $17.96.
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Job Description for Accounting Technician
Accounting technicians may work in a variety of environments, including in financial, clerical, or support roles. They perform a variety of duties for accounting firms or departments, such as preparing accounts, handling invoices, handle bookkeeping, and monitor budgets They also often monitor departmental resources, manage payroll, write reports, and audit work. Accounting technicians must maintain professional relationships not only with their supervisor, but other office staff and clients. T…Read more
Accounting Technician Tasks
- Maintain and make necessary adjustments to records and/or logs such as journals, payroll/ time reports, or property records.
- Verify and reconcile simple bank statements or department records.
- Balance entries and make necessary corrections.
- Sort documents and post debits/credits to proper account .
- Verify amounts and codes on various forms for accuracy.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Accounting Technician
The top respondents for the job title Accounting Technician are from the companies Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group, Glen Raven and Key Technology. Reported salaries are highest at Glen Raven where the average pay is $17.22. Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group pays the lowest at around $14.83.
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Popular Skills for Accounting Technician
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Skills in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Microsoft Excel and General Ledger Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry.
Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Technician
An entry-level Accounting Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.01 based on 56 salaries. An early career Accounting Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.76 based on 364 salaries. A mid-career Accounting Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.32 based on 181 salaries. An experienced Accounting Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.35 based on 257 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Accounting Technician in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 26.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (11.8% more) and Sacramento, California (8.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbia, South Carolina (18.1% less) and Raleigh, North Carolina (3.0% less).
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