How much does an Accounting Assistant I make in the United States? The average Accounting Assistant I salary in the United States is $42,500 as of January 26, 2023, but the range typically falls between $38,000 and $47,500. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Accounting Assistant I reviews, codes, and verifies transactions including billings, invoices, checks, and journal entries. Performs routine accounting activities such as data entry, maintenance of the general ledger, preparation of various accounting statements and financial reports. Being an Accounting Assistant I reconciles accounts and bank statements. Assists in completing moderately complex calculations using spreadsheets and other software tools. In addition, Accounting Assistant I has a basic understanding of bookkeeping and accounting principles. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. Being an Accounting Assistant I works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)

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