Accounting Manager Salary (United States)

An Accounting Manager earns an average salary of $61,148 per year. A skill in Financial Analysis is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Accounting Manager Salary (?
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$41,259 - $87,833
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MEDIAN: $61,148
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Accounting Manager Salary (?
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$14.02 - $30.44
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$41,259 - $87,833  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,178  
Profit Sharing
$972 - $8,172  
Commission
$0.00 - $8,877  
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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$39,398 - $91,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 9,505
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.02 - $30.44  
   
Overtime
$17.98 - $42.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,178  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $8,877  
Profit Sharing
$972 - $8,172  
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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$39,398 - $91,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,274
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Job Description for Accounting Manager

In most businesses, an accounting manager develops and implements systems for gathering, analyzing, verifying, and reporting certain types of financial information. Typically, an accounting manager is a part of a larger group (or managerial staff) that includes other mid-level business managers.
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Accounting Manager Tasks
  • Manage the daily activities of the accounting department.
  • Collect and provide information for audit inquiries and give assistance to auditors.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures relating to financial management, budget and accounting.
  • Oversee the posting and maintenance of general ledger accounts, payroll transactions, accounts payable and general ledger adjustments.
  • Provide financial analysis statements including monthly balance sheets, income statements, cash flows statements, and actual to budget and last year variance analysis.

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Experience Affects Accounting Manager Salaries

National Average
$61,000

Skills That Affect Accounting Manager Salaries

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Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 16%