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Entry-Level Accounting Manager Salary

For Entry-Level Accounting Managers, yearly average wages total $54K annually. With some bonuses approaching $9K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $5K, overall incomes of Entry-Level Accounting Managers spread between $35K and $78K depending on individual performance. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just under one-half. Most Entry-Level Accounting Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. More than half of Entry-Level Accounting Managers (64 percent) survey participants are women. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$38,000 - $76,620
(Median)
$38K
$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $54,093
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90%

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$12.38 - $25.43
(Median)
$12
$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
$38,000 - $76,620  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,772  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $5,468  
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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$35,273 - $78,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,085
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
$12.38 - $25.43  
   
Overtime
$16.63 - $36.99  
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 - $8,772  
   
Commission
$2,000 - $27,819  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $5,468  
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).
)
$35,273 - $78,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 329

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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 (+23 percent), Seattle (+23 percent), Los Angeles (+21 percent), and St. Louis (+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 6%

National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Account Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

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 571 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 18%
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