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Accounting Assistant Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$48,961 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Accounting Assistant is $48,961 a year and $24 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for an Accounting Assistant is between $36,659 and $59,173. 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 Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Job family population: 1,532,340

Estimated population of Accounting Assistant jobs: 46,062

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Accounting Assistant Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Senior Office/Accounting Assistant
Jun 5
Renton, WA, USA
Almond & Associates South
POSITION: Sr. Office/Accounting Assistant REPORTS TO: Controller SALARY: $45-50k, plus great benefits package GENERAL SCOPE: The ideal candidate will provide accurate and thorough accounting ...
Accounting Assistant
Jun 4
Kirkland, WA, USA
Verasonics, INC.
Maintain HR and accounting files and documentation * Maintain Verasonics Master Calendar ... programs * Assist with inventory, licenses and updates of development computers and software ...
Administrative Assistant
Jun 13
Seattle, WA, USA
Healthcare Realty
HR), a real estate investment trust, seeks an Administrative Assistant to support the director of ... Congenial disposition, accounting capabilities, organizational skills, and excellent written and ...
Administrative Assistant
Jun 14
Seattle, WA, USA
Pace Staffing Network
PACE Staffing Network is on the lookout for a truly OUTSTANDING Administrative Assistant to help ... accounting, customer service, and call centers, just to name a few. We represent many of the ...
Staff Accountant
Jun 6
Seattle, WA, USA
CVPartners Seattle
Prepare monthly reconciliations and journal entries. * Assist with monthly and quarter end close * Assist with consolidation of multi-entity financials * Maintain G/L accounting systems * Prepare ...
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