Entry-Level Accounting Manager Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Accounting Managers sits in the ballpark of $58K per year. Final cash compensation to Entry-Level Accounting Managers varies from around $36K to approximately $86K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $6K, respectively. Entry-Level Accounting Managers survey participants are largely women, dominating at 62 percent. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. For the most part, Entry-Level Accounting Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,797 - $84,727
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$58K
$85K
MEDIAN: $58,379
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$12.53 - $27.05
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$27
MEDIAN: $17.99
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,797 - $84,727  
   
Bonus
$298.28 - $10,050  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $5,890  
Commission
$3,034  
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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$36,179 - $86,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,579
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.53 - $27.05  
   
Overtime
$18.70 - $42.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$298.28 - $10,050  
   
Commission
$3,034  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $5,890  
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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$36,179 - $86,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 231

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,107

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Entry-Level Accounting Managers will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 56 percent. Entry-Level Accounting Managers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+30 percent), Seattle (+28 percent), Houston (+25 percent), and Los Angeles (+21 percent). Indianapolis is the lowest-paying area, 11 percent south of the national average.

Accounting Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Accounting Manager in Norfolk:
"No retirement benefits are provided."
Study have a college degrees and work for a company that offers a retirement benefits Profit sharing plan.

Accounting Manager in Las Vegas:
"Be Licensed."
I've learned over the years that having a license to quote and show and manage space may improve my worth to the company. I do more than accounting, I am also a Property Manager and I support the owner of the company. One day I am reading meters and the next day meeting with our Attorney or CPA to discuss tax returns.

Accounting Manager in North Haven:
Whatever projects your boss wants to put on your desk - TAKE IT. Experience is so much better than what was learned in school. Be confident in your work and responses. And if you are not, do not. Be afraid to admit that and ask for help. If the company will pay for training and/or education - take advantage! And if they don't and you have the means, take the class on your own dime. Additional training only makes you more marketable.

Accounting Manager in Sonoma:
"General Corporate Structure & Procedures."
Clarity of corporate structure, job descriptions duties and responsibility and consistency. Working independently take the initiative.

Accounting Manager in Indianapolis:
"No accountability."
Make sure your staff members understand and actually have a process for being accountable to you and their own work.

Accounting Manager in Providence:
"Make sure responsibilities are defined."
My position becomes the 'dump zone' for things that don't necessarily be directly related to my accounting duties. I also tend to be the 'go to' person for answers to questions that should be answered by the persons direct manager; but unfortunately people realize that I either have or can get the answer (learn to make boundaries as well).

Accounting Manager in Livermore:
"I wish I had my bachelors degree."
If you can, work on getting your bachelor degree, it will help you grow in your career.

Key Stats for Accounting Manager

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 289 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
35%
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Skills That Affect Accounting Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 289 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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