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Accounting Technician Salary

$64,023 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$2,049

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for an Accounting Technician is $64,023 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Accounting Technician is between $46,309 and $78,745. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Accounting Technician. 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:
  • Aids in the application of principles of accounting and, with experience, may handle complex tasks.
  • Utilizes knowledge of accounting principles related to classifying, recording, and summarizing data and making computations to compile and keep financial records.
  • Finalizes accounting reports.
  • Studies and analyzes accounting records for purposes of preparing statements and reports.
  • Includes such activities as keeping and verifying records of transactions; receiving and disbursing money; computing and verifying amounts; preparing records; combining data and performing computations to create statistical records; and computing costs, verifying bills, invoices, rates, tariff, duties, and amounts due.
  • This position may exist in any of the accounting functions such as payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit, collections, budgets, financial planning, general accounting, billing, etc.
  • This is a paraprofessional level position and does not require a four-year degree in accounting.
Accounting Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Accountants and Auditors

Job family population: 1,259,930

Estimated population of Accounting Technician jobs: 52,967

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$74,220
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 Technician Job Listings for United States

Accounting Technician
Nov 15
Sacramento, CA, USA
Adecco
Adecco is assisting a local client recruiting for an Accounting Technician in Sacramento, CA. This position requires candidates to analyze and interpret financial, statistical and contract data which ...
Accounting Assistant
Nov 11
Hayward, CA, USA
Acme Pacific Repairs Inc
The accounting assistant will keep financial records, prepare reports, and update financial ... Highly experienced technicians are employed, most having over 15 years experience in the field
Staff Accountant
Nov 25
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Interim, Inc.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Under the supervision of the Accounting Manager, the Accounting Technician III will assist with the following duties: 1. Assists in the development and ...
Accounting Clerk/Administrative Assistant
Dec 2
Minneapolis, MN, USA
FirstService Residential Minnesota
Accounting, Fleet Vehicle Coordinator, Dispatch Team, Homeowners, Vendors, and other related ... information * Assist technicians in the field with email passwords resets * Special projects ...
Accounting Specialist - Billing & Collections
Nov 21
Fort Mill, SC, USA
DOC Maintenance
With over 28 years of experience and, with full certified technicians, we provide our customers ... We are recruiting to add to our Accounting team. Are you experienced in Billing and Collections? In ...

The average pay for an Accounting Technician is $64,023 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Accounting Technician is between $46,309 and $78,745. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Accounting Technician. 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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