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Assistant Accountant Salary
in Arlington, Virginia

$70,742 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$2,264

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for an Assistant Accountant is $70,742 a year and $34 an hour in Arlington, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for an Assistant Accountant is between $51,169 and $87,009. 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 Arlington, Virginia.

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 Arlington, Virginia, 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:
$82,010
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Assistant Accountant Job Listings for Arlington, Virginia

Staff Accountant
Nov 7
us
Great Minds
Ensuring all federal, state, local and business registrations are accurately completed and filed timely. * Assist Accounting Staff and Management in month end accounting close process. * Assist with ...
Junior Accountant
Dec 11
Washington, DC, USA
Heartland Consulting
Junior Accountant Type: Full-Time/Contract Location: Washington, D.C. Clearance: Public Trust ... and procedures. * Assist OCFO to perform annual improper payment compliance review, including ...
Part Time Staff Accountant
Dec 4
Washington, DC, USA
Corps Team Services
Execute and assist with execution of all day-to-day bookkeeping, including accounts receivable and ... Accounting students may be considered if they have accounting experience outside of their degree ...
Senior Accountant (Nonprofit Accounting Managed Services)
Dec 2
us
Marcum LLP
Leads the engagement team in preparation for a client's audit. * Assist in preparation of our ... Reviews and supervises staff accountant's monthly work including but not limited to Journal Entries ...
Staff Accountant
Dec 10
Washington, DC, USA
BGS Consulting
... accounting, and reporting ... This position will also assist with more complex journal entries, account analyses and account ...

The average pay for an Assistant Accountant is $70,742 a year and $34 an hour in Arlington, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for an Assistant Accountant is between $51,169 and $87,009. 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 Arlington, Virginia.

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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Washington, DC, USA
Heartland Consulting
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