The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Assistant Accountant with Payroll Administration skills is $15.39.
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Job Description for Assistant Accountant
Assistant accountants aid in the day-to-day operations of an accounting department, typically reporting to a senior accountant or production accountant. Specific daily tasks vary based on whether or not an assistant accountant is hired by an individual accountant or an accounting firm. When hired by an individual accountant, job duties usually include basic office work such as filing documents, answering phones, and corresponding with clients. Assistant accountants will also assist with basic…Read more
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Skills in Accounts Payable and General Ledger Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Bookkeeping, Accounts Receivable and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Accountant
An entry-level Assistant Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.47 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.04 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Assistant Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.70 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
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