Average Financial Assistant Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Financial Assistant is $16.85.
MEDIAN $16.85
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $24
$162 - $5,817
Profit Sharing
$500 - $7,500
$3,439 - $12,208
Total Pay
$27,044 - $53,967

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Job Description for Financial Assistant

Financial Assistant Tasks
  • Use accounting software to document accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Complete periodic reports and identify ongoing problems.
  • Research, collect, and enter financial data to reconcile and update accounts.
  • Oversee payroll, timesheets, and insurance payments.

Popular Employer Salaries for Financial Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Financial Assistant are from the companies Ameriprise Financial, Inc., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Reported salaries are highest at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where the average pay is $24.57. Ameriprise Financial, Inc. pays the lowest at around $18.88.

Career Paths

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Financial Assistant
Staff Accountant
Financial Analyst
Research Administrator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Financial Assistant

Skills in Microsoft Excel, Financial Reporting and Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Assistant

An entry-level Financial Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.81 based on 50 salaries. An early career Financial Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.56 based on 306 salaries. A mid-career Financial Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.29 based on 112 salaries. An experienced Financial Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.74 based on 132 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Financial Assistant in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 53.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (42.4% more) and San Francisco, California (36.6% more).

Years of Experience

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