Phoenix Accounting Managers are often veterans in their line of work, with close to two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $64K annually on average but can range from $43K to $93K per year. The vast majority (81 percent) of Accounting Managers in Phoenix, Ariz. who took the survey are female. Work is enjoyable for Accounting Managers in Phoenix, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — about one in five lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and a fair number have dental, too. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,346 - $86,159
MEDIAN: $63,526

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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About Phoenix, Arizona

Maricopa County, Arizona
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776,168 (49.7%)
Phoenix (/ˈfiːnᵻks/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,563,025 people (as of 2015), Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than 1 million residents. Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is a part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 12th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.3 million people as of 2010. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and, at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), it is the largest city in the state, nearly twice the size of Tucson and one of the largest cities in the United States. Settled in 1867 as an agricultural community near the confluence of the...

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Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Manager

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

Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $52K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $57K. Accounting Managers in Phoenix with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $68K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $62K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Accounting Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Accounting Manager Salaries

General Ledger Accounting
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Payroll Administration
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Microsoft Office
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ADP Payroll System
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Financial Analysis
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Month-End Close
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Microsoft Excel
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Budget Management
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National Average

Financial Reporting
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Account Management
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Accounts Payable
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Accounts Receivable
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Human Resources
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.


81 %
19 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 20%