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Accounting Assistant Salary

$43,255 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$731

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 22, 2019

The average pay for an Accounting Assistant is $43,255 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Accounting Assistant is between $32,387 and $52,278. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Accounting Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Prepares and keeps financial and business transaction data up-to-date, applying accepted procedures, and prepares reports to ensure accurate accounting records.
  • Performs complex clerical and entry-level accounting activities.
  • Compiles and checks source documents, such as vouchers, invoices, purchase orders, and cash receipts, for completeness and accuracy, and prepares reports.
  • Verifies and posts details of business transactions to appropriate ledgers and journals, and totals accounts.
Accounting Assistant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Job family population: 1,530,430

Estimated population of Accounting Assistant jobs: 46,005

Rate of error: 0.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$50,145
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Accounting Assistant Job Listings for United States

Accounting Assistant
Nov 22
Honolulu, HI, USA
Remedy Intelligent Staffing
Local bank seeking an Accounting Assistant! Job Duties include: * Reconcile customer trust accounts * Process application deposits and loan closing payments * Assist with loan functions * Process ...
Accounting Assistant
Nov 21
Woburn, MA, USA
Love Beauty Professional
Accounting Assistant Job Overview Come work at Love Beauty Pro, one of the leading companies in our field in Woburn. We're proud of our growing team. We're now hiring for an experienced Accounting ...
Accounting Assistant
Nov 20
Tyler, TX, USA
Brelsford Personnel
Accounting Assistant Our client, a Tyler area non-profit organization, is seeking a quality accounting assistant to join their team. They would be responsible for accounts payable, budget reports and ...
Accounting Assistant
Nov 20
Studio City, CA, USA
Accounting Principals
Description Dynamic and growing start-up in Studio City is seeking to hire an Accounting Assistant/Billing Clerk ASAP! Our client is experiencing significant growth and expanding their accounting ...
Accounting Assistant
Nov 20
Stamford, CT, USA
Excel Partners Inc.
Accounting Assistant Location: Stamford, CT Pay Rate: $15 - 17 /hr. Start/End Time: 11 am - 7 pm Start/End Date: 12/02/2019 - 2/2/2020 Schedule: Wednesday - Sunday Details: Our client, located in ...

The average pay for an Accounting Assistant is $43,255 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Accounting Assistant is between $32,387 and $52,278. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Accounting Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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