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Entry-Level Accounting Manager Salary

Entry-Level Accounting Managers pull down an average of $54K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Accounting Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $35K and $78K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $9K and $6K, respectively. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Entry-Level Accounting Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Entry-Level Accounting Managers (65 percent) who took the survey are female. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$37,831 - $76,565
(Median)
$38K
$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $54,213
10%
50%
90%

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$12.36 - $25.41
(Median)
$12
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,831 - $76,565  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,763  
Profit Sharing
$488.12 - $5,918  
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).
)
$35,144 - $78,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,071
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
$12.36 - $25.41  
   
Overtime
$16.22 - $36.48  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,763  
   
Commission
$2,000 - $27,819  
Profit Sharing
$488.12 - $5,918  
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).
)
$35,144 - $78,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 331

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With a pay rate for Entry-Level Accounting Managers that is 38 percent greater than the national average, Washington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Accounting Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+27 percent), Los Angeles (+25 percent), Seattle (+23 percent), and Chicago (+18 percent). With compensation 19 percent below the national average, Portland is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Accounting Manager Advice

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

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.

Accounting Manager in Florida:
"Computers Experience Is A Must."
In addition to accounting experience you better know Excel and Access and not just getting familiar with it but you better know a various formulas and understand how it works.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Accounting Manager Salaries





Budget Management
up arrow 7%

National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Account Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 6%



Bookkeeping
up arrow 12%

Quickbooks
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 577 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

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