Accounts Assistant Salary

Accounts Assistants in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $37K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While slightly less than a third report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and over one-half have dental, as well. Work is enjoyable for Accounts Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more female Accounts Assistants who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 80 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,065 - $52,744
$24K
$38K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,319
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50%
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$11.04 - $21.44
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MEDIAN: $15.54
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$0$52K
Salary $24,065 - $52,744
Bonus $302.01 - $11,920
Profit Sharing $575
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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$23,870 - $50,962
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 117
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $11.04 - $21.44
Hourly Tips $2.29
Overtime $10.14 - $32.55
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $302.01 - $11,920
Profit Sharing $575
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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$23,870 - $50,962
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 101

Job Description for Accounts Assistant

An accounts assistant plays a critical role in any accounting or business firm. They work as part of the team that is responsible for maintaining finances within the company; they typically report directly to the accountant or the finance manager. On a typical day, an accounts assistant's work includes balancing books to ensure that records and payments are correct and working with the sales team on current and future projects. There are many other tasks they might encounter such as handling and writing checks, sales order processing, preparing statutory accounts, and processing invoices. This job typically takes place during normal business hours, but there may be special cases in which the accounts assistant is needed to help the accountant or the financial manager to meet critical task on deadline.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Accounts Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounts Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 147 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounts Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Accounts Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 32 salaries. An Accounts Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 7 salaries.

Accounts Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accounts Assistant?

Accounts Assistant in South Bend:
Pros: It provides a challange.
Cons: Management isn't strong or open to suggestions.

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Key Stats for Accounts Assistant

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Accounts Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Accounts Assistant Salaries

Data Entry
▲8%

National Average
$35,000

Accounts Receivable
▼7%


Microsoft Excel
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 32%