Entry-Level Accounting Manager Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Accounting Managers is around $60K annually. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission — peaking near $10K, $6K, and $9K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Accounting Managers can bottom out near $36K or top out at around $89K. The majority of Entry-Level Accounting Managers (61 percent) who took the survey are women. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,437 - $86,744
$40K
$60K
$87K
MEDIAN: $59,519
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50%
90%

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$12.61 - $27.63
$13
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $18.21
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$0$89K
Salary $40,437 - $86,744
Bonus $395.67 - $10,148
Profit Sharing $122.50 - $6,030
Commission $35.75 - $8,808
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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$36,446 - $89,153
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,703
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $12.61 - $27.63
Overtime $19.33 - $41.61
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $395.67 - $10,148
Commission $35.75 - $8,808
Profit Sharing $122.50 - $6,030
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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$36,446 - $89,153
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 255

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Accounting Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,557

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

Surpassing the national average by 52 percent, Entry-Level Accounting Managers in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Accounting Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+27 percent), Seattle (+25 percent), Houston (+22 percent), and Los Angeles (+18 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Indianapolis, 13 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in San Diego (5 percent lower) and Atlanta (3 percent lower).

Accounting Manager Advice

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

Accounting Manager in Duluth:
"Share my knowledge about the daily reponsibilities, skills."
Efficient, work under high pressure, responssibible, honesty and integrity., support to other areas., own initiative.,

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 Springfield:
"Salary."
Hard work an knowledge before you get promoted. Charisma does matter.

Accounting Manager in West Palm Beach:
"Get involved in all aspects of Finance."
Keep learning and learning.

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 El Paso:
"ACCOUNTING CODE."
You will need to know about accounting, payroll, accounts payable and budgeting.

Key Stats for Accounting Manager

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 355 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
36%
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Skills That Affect Accounting Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 355 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 19%
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