Average Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm Salary

$58,120
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,048
Bonus
$1,530
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The average salary for an Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm is $58,120.
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$49k
MEDIAN
$58k
90%
$77k
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$49k - $77k
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What Do Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firms Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm

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Popular Employer Salaries for Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm

The top respondents for the job title Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm are from the companies PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, LLP and Grant Thornton Llp. Reported salaries are highest at BDO Seidman, LLP where the average pay is $62,097. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include PricewaterhouseCoopers and EY (Ernst & Young), earning around $61,133 and $60,486, respectively. CliftonLarsonAllen pays the lowest at around $55,170. RSM McGladrey Incorporated and Grant Thornton Llp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $55,437 and $59,689, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firms?

Skills in Microsoft Excel, Financial Analysis and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounting and Auditing.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firms?

An entry-level Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,623 based on 2,016 salaries. An early career Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,535 based on 6,144 salaries. A mid-career Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,685 based on 864 salaries. An experienced Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,348 based on 352 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,026.
Employees with Associate - Accounting or Auditing Firm in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 10.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (6.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 9,536 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.1%
Early Career
64.4%
Mid Career
9.1%
Experienced
3.7%
Late Career
1.7%

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