The average hourly pay for a Financial Assistant is $16.85.
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$12 - $24
$162 - $5,817
$500 - $7,500
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$27,044 - $53,967
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Job Description for Financial Assistant
A financial assistant work in a number of fields, including accounting, banking, auditing, and investment. Regardless of the specific field, a financial assistant must have a solid background in accounting, bookkeeping and taxation; they typically assist clients with project forecasts, budgets, cost analysis, and inventory calculations. Financial assistants most often work in a traditional office setting during regular business hours. They are often busy, meeting with several clients a day. In…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Financial Assistant
Avg. Hourly Rate
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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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