How much does a Accounting Assistant make?

Updated May 5, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$39,338 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,997 salaries

$29K

Low

$39K

Average

$53K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Accounting Assistant is $39,338 in United States. Filter by location to see Accounting Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,997 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Accounting Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Assistant Accountant$49,247 /yr
L3
Senior Accountant$75,612 /yr
L4
Adjunct Accountant$59,354 /yr
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$38,671

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Cargill
4

Cargill

Accounting Assistant

$42,489

 /yr
Range: $36K - $59K
28 salaries
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$36K

$59K

$35,539 - $58,580 Range

Epic
3.2

Epic

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $16 - $30

$16

$30

$16 - $30 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Accounting Assistant

$64,627

 /yr
Range: $32K - $73K

$32K

$73K

$32,313 - $72,833 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Accounting Assistant

$51,778

 /yr
Range: $42K - $69K

$42K

$69K

$42,484 - $68,730 Range

eReservation Systems

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $15 - $27

$15

$27

$15 - $27 Range

HDR
4

HDR

Accounting Assistant

$41,886

 /yr
Range: $41K - $45K

$41K

$45K

$40,548 - $45,485 Range

State of Nevada
3.1

State of Nevada

Accounting Assistant

$36,321

 /yr
Range: $28K - $51K

$28K

$51K

$27,736 - $50,965 Range

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Kimley-Horn
3.9

Kimley-Horn

Accounting Assistant

$45,646

 /yr
Range: $41K - $55K

$41K

$55K

$41,004 - $55,102 Range

Northwestern University
4.3

Northwestern University

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $21

$15

$21

$15 - $21 Range

Landry's
3.1

Landry's

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $19

$15

$19

$15 - $19 Range

Fresenius Medical Care - North America
3.6

Fresenius Medical Care - North America

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $34

$17

$34

$17 - $34 Range

AT&T
3.6

AT&T

Accounting Assistant

$63,635

 /yr
Range: $47K - $147K

$47K

$147K

$46,570 - $147,325 Range

Arizona State University
4.4

Arizona State University

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $22

$10

$22

$10 - $22 Range

Townsquare Media
3.1

Townsquare Media

Accounting Assistant

$31,267

 /yr
Range: $31K - $92K

$31K

$92K

$30,512 - $92,210 Range

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
4.1

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $19

$14

$19

$14 - $19 Range

Robert Half
3.7

Robert Half

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $32

$14

$32

$14 - $32 Range

Express Scripts
3.5

Express Scripts

Accounting Assistant

$37,466

 /yr
Range: $31K - $58K

$31K

$58K

$30,579 - $57,625 Range

The Management Trust
3.7

The Management Trust

Accounting Assistant

$35,191

 /yr
Range: $32K - $46K

$32K

$46K

$31,542 - $46,163 Range

Sunrise Senior Living
3.4

Sunrise Senior Living

Accounting Assistant

$65,653

 /yr
Range: $31K - $89K

$31K

$89K

$31,054 - $89,247 Range

Mediterranean Shipping Company
3.7

Mediterranean Shipping Company

Accounting Assistant

$39,319

 /yr
Range: $30K - $100K

$30K

$100K

$30,305 - $100,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Accounting Assistant salaries

The average salary for a Accounting Assistant is $39,338 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 1997 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Accounting Assistant employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Accounting Assistant in United States is $52,971 per year.

The lowest salary for a Accounting Assistant in United States is $29,214 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent accounting assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$15
hourly
An Accounting Assistant in the Waco, TX Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Waco, TX Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$57,000
per year
An Accounting Assistant in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $57,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$46,000
per year
An Accounting assistant/superviso in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $46,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$18
hourly
An Accounting Assistant in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
An Accounting Assistant in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
An Assistant Accountant in the Waco, TX Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Waco, TX Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Government
$22
hourly
An Accounting Assistant in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
$16
hourly
An Accounting Assistant in the Bangor, ME Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bangor, ME Area area
Temporary
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private