Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Salary

An Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm earns an average salary of $55,671 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$48,559 - $72,498
$49K
$57K
$72K
MEDIAN: $57,073
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50%
90%

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$14.65 - $26.10
$15
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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$0$76K
Salary $48,559 - $72,498
Bonus $750 - $5,148
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,300
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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$47,102 - $76,317
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 467
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $14.65 - $26.10
Overtime $-0.50 - $41.72
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $750 - $5,148
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,300
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).
)
$47,102 - $76,317
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

Job Description for Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm

Auditing or accounting associates are generally responsible for auditing and recordkeeping within their organization. They examine financial and accounting records to verify their completeness and help make recommendations to their employer. The associate is also responsible for testing internal accounting and auditing controls to ensure they are working properly. The day-to-day responsibilities of an auditing or accounting associate include examining and researching their organization's accounting records to ensure financial procedures are followed, preparing internal and external financial audit reports, and presenting these reports within their organization and to the clients.

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Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Tasks

  • Perform basic accounting, such as recording revenues and reconcile and audit daily cash.
  • Prepare and review financial statements and accounting entries.
  • Assist with month end closing, including reports and explanations of variances.

Common Career Paths for Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm


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Popular Skills for Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm

Pay by Experience Level for Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm

Pay by Experience for an Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm has a positive trend. An entry-level Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 479 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 11 salaries. An Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,601

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Key Stats for Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.
Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Salaries

▲22%

Experienced
▲11%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$58,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Salaries

National Average
$58,000

Financial Reporting
▼1%

Accounting
▼1%

Auditing
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%


Tax Preparation
▼4%

Internal Audit
▼4%

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Audit
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 9%