The average salary for an Assistant Accountant in New York, New York is $47,913.
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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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Popular Skills for Assistant Accountant
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Accounts Payable, Microsoft Excel and General Ledger Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Bookkeeping and Accounts Receivable.
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 $47,926 based on 7 salaries. An early career Assistant Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,943 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,933 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Assistant Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,175 based on 5 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Assistant Accountant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 16.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (22.4% less), Austin, Texas (20.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (18.0% less).
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