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Accounting Manager Salary

An Accounting Manager earns an average salary of $62,530 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.

$42,389 - $89,470
(Median)
$42K
$63K
$89K
MEDIAN: $62,529
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$14.50 - $31.05
(Median)
$15
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary 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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$42,389 - $89,470  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
Profit Sharing
$590 - $9,620  
Commission
$0.00 - $27,819  
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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$40,244 - $93,491  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 9,823
National Hourly Rate 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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.50 - $31.05  
   
Overtime
$18.48 - $44.24  
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.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $27,819  
Profit Sharing
$590 - $9,620  
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).
)
$40,244 - $93,491  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,320

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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
$62,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2602 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 16%
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