Entry-Level Accounting Manager Salary

An average Entry-Level Accounting Manager can expect to take home roughly $54K annually. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Accounting Managers — including $9K in bonuses and $5K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $35K to $78K depending on individual performance. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than half. More than half of Entry-Level Accounting Managers (64 percent) survey participants are women. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Accounting Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,300 - $76,738
(Median)
$38K
$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $54,255
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$12.57 - $25.49
(Median)
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,300 - $76,738  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,093  
Profit Sharing
$443.85 - $5,392  
Commission
$2,000 - $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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$35,497 - $78,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,115
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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.57 - $25.49  
   
Overtime
$16.90 - $37.08  
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,093  
   
Commission
$2,000 - $27,819  
Profit Sharing
$443.85 - $5,392  
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).
)
$35,497 - $78,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 328
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Pay Difference by Location


Washington offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Accounting Managers, 38 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Accounting Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+22 percent), Los Angeles (+22 percent), San Francisco (+21 percent), and Chicago (+19 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Portland, 14 percent below the national average.

Accounting Manager Advice

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

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.

Accounting Manager in Salisbury:
"Remember."
Everyone will not always like the decisions you make, however strive to be fair and honest and have earn the respect of your team and your peers. If you are liked and respected the unfavorable decisions you have to make are easier to take if your team knows that you have their back and you respect them.

Accounting Manager in Centennial:
"You'll Be A Gal."
Accounting Manager for a small company can range from AR to AP to Collections. You'll do a bit of everything including ordering supplies for the office and helping to coordinate benefits for 4 regional offices.

Accounting Manager in Rawlins:
Develop and surround yourself with staff that take pride in their work, can work independently and as a team player, and take initiative to improve processes.

Accounting Manager in Tulsa:
"Very Time Sensitive Job; Weeks Require No Vacation."
Need to be detail oriented and driven to success. Stress level is high to meet deadlines and forecasts and goals, but very rewarding also.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Accounting Manager Salaries





Budget Management
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National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Account Management
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Microsoft Word
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Payroll Administration
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Bookkeeping
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Quickbooks
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 529 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 18%
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