Median pay for Entry-Level Accounting Managers is around $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 $5K, respectively. The majority of Entry-Level Accounting Managers (62 percent) who took the survey are women. For the most part, Entry-Level Accounting Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,575 - $84,032
(Median)
$40K
$58K
$84K
MEDIAN: $58,195
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$12.59 - $27.54
(Median)
$13
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,575 - $84,032  
   
Bonus
$251.68 - $10,070  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,167  
Commission
$3,000  
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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$36,189 - $85,967  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,667
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.59 - $27.54  
   
Overtime
$18.72 - $44.59  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$251.68 - $10,070  
   
Commission
$3,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,167  
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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$36,189 - $85,967  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 234
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,032

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For Entry-Level Accounting Managers, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Accounting Managers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+24 percent), Seattle (+23 percent), Los Angeles (+20 percent), and New York (+19 percent). With compensation 19 percent below the national average, Austin is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers in Portland and Atlanta also lean toward paying below-median salaries (13 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

Accounting Manager Advice

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.

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Skills That Affect Accounting Manager Salaries





Budget Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 294 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

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