How much does an Accounting Assistant, Senior make in the United States? The average Accounting Assistant, Senior salary in the United States is $53,100 as of July 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $47,900 and $59,500. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $47,900 10% $43,166 90% $65,327 75% $59,500 $53,100 50%(Median)
Change Search Criteria
Check out Accounting Assistant, Senior jobs in Virginia

Administrative Assistant - Senior TS/SCI w/ poly

General Dynamics Information Technology - Chantilly, VA

REMOTE Senior Tax Accountant / CPA

Goodwin Recruiting - Charlottesville, VA

Accounting Associate

Inspirit Senior Living - McLean, VA

Job Description

The Accounting Assistant, Senior reviews, codes, and verifies transactions and journal entries. Performs a range of routine accounting activities such as maintenance of the general ledger, preparation of various accounting statements and financial reports. Being an Accounting Assistant, Senior completes simple and complex calculations and assists with trial balances. Researches and resolves issues and exceptions. In addition, Accounting Assistant, Senior may also process accounts payable and receivable transactions. May be responsible for the processing of a group of accounts and is a resource for less experienced clerks. Has a deep understanding of bookkeeping and accounting principles. Is proficient with spreadsheets and other software tools. Typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to the Manager or the Supervisor. Being an Accounting Assistant, Senior has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Working as an Accounting Assistant, Senior typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021

Employers: Job Description Management Tool

Job Openings for Accounting Assistant, Senior
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report

Step 1 of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for an Accounting Assistant, Senior, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Accounting Assistant, Senior in the United States. The base salary for Accounting Assistant, Senior ranges from $47,900 to $59,500 with the average base salary of $53,100. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $48,600 to $61,000 with the average total cash compensation of $54,000.
Step 2 of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.



Step 3 of 3

How much should you be paid?

View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Salary estimation for Accounting Assistant, Senior at companies like : ARMSTRONG FLOORING INC, DELEK US HOLDINGS INC, LANDEC CORP

Jobs with a similar salary range to Accounting Assistant, Senior : Assistant Accounting Supervisor