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Accounting Director Salary

The average pay for an Accounting Director is $92,591 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are People Management and Accounting.

$50,919 - $135,661
(Median)
$51K
$93K
$140K
MEDIAN: $92,591
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$13.81 - $43.60
(Median)
$14
$29
$44
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$50,919 - $135,661  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,087  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,681  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,975 - $152,264  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 666
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$13.81 - $43.60  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $57.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,087  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,681  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$50,975 - $152,264  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Job Description for Accounting Director

Accounting directors lead a company's accounting efforts, handling a variety of financial and supervisory tasks. Their day-to-day work mostly consists of using software to track and audit financial data; extensive knowledge of standards, regulations, and policies are necessary to ensure the accuracy of any conclusions made in reports. The accounting director position is generally considered a supervisory role that includes training and overseeing the work of other accountants. Accounting directors also hold meetings with management and work with other departments to gather data and present analysis and recommendations. At times, this position may require contact with government agencies in specific instances.

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Accounting Director Tasks

  • Provide oversight to accounting initiatives within organization.
  • Enforce integrity of accounting procedures.
  • Oversee accounting staff.
  • Contribute to vision and direction of accounting initiatives within the organization.

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Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Accounting Director Salaries



National Average
$96,000



Skills That Affect Accounting Director Salaries


Accounting
up arrow 15%

Budget Management
up arrow 2%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$96,000

Financial Analysis
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Payroll Administration
up arrow 45%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 187 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 12%
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