How much does a Accounting Assistant make?

Updated Sep 25, 2021

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Experience

$40,724 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,317 salaries

$30K

Low

$41K

Average

$55K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Accounting Assistant is $40,724 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Accounting Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2317 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Accounting Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Assistant Accountant$45,682 /yr
L3
Senior Accountant$77,831 /yr
L4
Adjunct Accountant$121,212 /yr
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$60,036

per year

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$45,682

per year

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$42,220

per year

Bookkeeper

$40,343

per year

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Express Employment Professionals
3.9

Express Employment Professionals

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $13 - $24
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$13

$24

$13 - $24 Range

Epic
3.2

Epic

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $16 - $26

$16

$26

$16 - $26 Range

Cargill
4

Cargill

Accounting Assistant

$41,902

 /yr
Range: $37K - $59K

$37K

$59K

$36,864 - $59,084 Range

eReservation Systems

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $16 - $28

$16

$28

$16 - $28 Range

Robert Half
3.8

Robert Half

Accounting Assistant

$37,627

 /yr
Range: $31K - $52K

$31K

$52K

$31,126 - $52,061 Range

HDR
4.1

HDR

Accounting Assistant

$43,449

 /yr
Range: $42K - $47K

$42K

$47K

$42,060 - $47,181 Range

Arizona State University
4.3

Arizona State University

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $23

$10

$23

$10 - $23 Range

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Kimley-Horn
4.1

Kimley-Horn

Accounting Assistant

$45,457

 /yr
Range: $43K - $50K

$43K

$50K

$42,533 - $50,209 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Accounting Assistant

$54,087

 /yr
Range: $48K - $71K

$48K

$71K

$47,924 - $71,293 Range

State of Nevada
3.3

State of Nevada

Accounting Assistant

$40,531

 /yr
Range: $34K - $53K

$34K

$53K

$33,732 - $52,865 Range

Townsquare Media
3.5

Townsquare Media

Accounting Assistant

$32,379

 /yr
Range: $32K - $37K

$32K

$37K

$31,650 - $37,474 Range

BWW Law Group
2.6

BWW Law Group

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $21

$16

$21

$16 - $21 Range

Landry's
3

Landry's

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $19

$15

$19

$15 - $19 Range

Kerry
3.4

Kerry

Accounting Assistant

$42,395

 /yr
Range: $38K - $48K

$38K

$48K

$38,259 - $48,008 Range

Sunrise Senior Living
3.3

Sunrise Senior Living

Accounting Assistant

$67,569

 /yr
Range: $32K - $71K

$32K

$71K

$32,212 - $71,293 Range

Express Scripts
3.4

Express Scripts

Accounting Assistant

$38,863

 /yr
Range: $32K - $60K

$32K

$60K

$31,719 - $59,774 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Accounting Assistant

$67,037

 /yr
Range: $33K - $72K

$33K

$72K

$33,185 - $72,357 Range

Verify
3.1

Verify

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $20 - $26

$20

$26

$20 - $26 Range

Northwestern University
4.2

Northwestern University

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $16 - $22

$16

$22

$16 - $22 Range

ALDI
3.5

ALDI

Accounting Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $21 - $26

$21

$26

$21 - $26 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Accounting Assistant salaries

The national average salary for an Accounting Assistant is $40,724 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Accounting Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2317 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Accounting Assistant employees.

The highest salary for an Accounting Assistant in United States is $54,612 per year.

The lowest salary for an Accounting Assistant in United States is $30,367 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.

$80,000
per year
An Accountant/Assistant Controller in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$45,000
per year
An Accounting Assistant in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
An Accounting Assistant in the Holland, MI Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Holland, MI Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
An Accounting Assistant in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$21
hourly
An Assistant Accountant in the Anchorage, AK Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Anchorage, AK Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$19
hourly
An Accounting Assistant in the Boise, ID Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boise, ID Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$21
hourly
An Accounting Assistant in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private