Accounting assistant

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How much does an Accounting Assistant make in the United States?

Average base salary
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5.4k salaries reported, updated at Jun 02, 2020
$16.40
per hour
The average salary for a accounting assistant is $16.40 per hour in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for accounting assistants

Most recommended license

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earn +10.50% more

The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 8.06% since 2018. Accounting Assistants with this license earn +10.50% more than the average base salary, which is $16.40 per hour.

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+32.70%
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Balance Sheet Reconciliation
+14.22%
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Accounts Receivable
+8.60%
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CPA
+10.50%
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Accounting Degree
+3.32%
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Most common benefits for Accounting Assistants

  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Food provided
  • 401(k)
  • Paid sick time
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • 401(k) matching

Salary satisfaction

Based on 612 ratings

50% of Accounting assistants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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