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Assistant Accountant Salary

$64,043 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$2,049

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for an Assistant Accountant is $64,043 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Assistant Accountant is between $46,323 and $78,769. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Assistant Accountant. 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.
Assistant Accountant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Accountants and Auditors

Job family population: 1,259,930

Estimated population of Assistant Accountant jobs: 52,967

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$74,244
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Assistant Accountant Job Listings for United States

Senior Accountant
Dec 8
Fresno, CA, USA
Volt
In addition, the Senior Accountant will assist in the preparation of quarterly and year-end combined financial reporting for multiple entities and year-end tax return workpapers. The individual must ...
Junior Accountant (Full Time)
Dec 4
us
David Rio San Francisco
Other: (10%): · Maintain insurance documentation on vehicles, business liability, etc, and provide COI documentation when requested · Assist Accounting Manager as necessary · Assist with customer ...
Staff Accountant or Assistant Controller
Nov 21
Placentia, CA, USA
RemX
RemX Irvine is recruiting for a Staff Accountant or Assistant Controller for our client located in Placentia. This is a company that is growing rapidly and looking for someone who will be responsible ...
Assistant Accountant
Dec 5
San Mateo, CA, USA
Woodlake Anchor
The assistant accountant is responsible in helping the manager of accounting with the day to day processing of receivables, payables, and work orders. A prior experience in accounting and accounting ...
Junior Accountant / Bookkeeper
Dec 9
Seattle, WA, USA
Genelex
... Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements · Type accurately, prepare and maintain accounting documents and records · Prepare bank deposits ...

The average pay for an Assistant Accountant is $64,043 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Assistant Accountant is between $46,323 and $78,769. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Assistant Accountant. 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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Senior Accountant
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Fresno, CA, USA
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In addition, the Senior Accountant will assist in the preparation of quarterly and year-end combined financial reporting for multiple entities and year-end tax return workpapers. The individual must ...
Junior Accountant (Full Time)
Dec 4
us
David Rio San Francisco
Other: (10%): · Maintain insurance documentation on vehicles, business liability, etc, and provide COI documentation when requested · Assist Accounting Manager as necessary · Assist with customer ...
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