Accounting assistant salary in United States
How much does an Accounting Assistant make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a accounting assistant is $20.34 per hour in the United States. 10.7k salaries reported, updated at November 25, 2023
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
|Years of experience||Per hour|
|Less than 1 year|
|1 to 2 years|
|3 to 5 years|
|6 to 9 years|
|More than 10 years|
Top companies for Accounting Assistants in United States
Highest paying cities for Accounting Assistants near United States
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Accounting Assistants
Accounting Degree(earn +3.32% more)
The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 2.05% since 2018. Accounting Assistants with this skill earn +3.32% more than the average base salary, which is $20.34 per hour.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this skill||Change from previous year|
|2012||2460||increase by 2460|
|2013||7128||increase by 189.76%|
|2014||9074||increase by 27.30%|
|2015||6170||decrease by 32.00%|
|2016||7248||increase by 17.47%|
|2017||5092||decrease by 29.75%|
|2018||5112||increase by 0.39%|
|2019||5217||increase by 2.05%|
Most common benefits for Accounting Assistants
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Employee discount
- Flexible schedule
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
Salary satisfactionBased 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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Common questions about salaries for an Accounting Assistant
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