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Entry-Level Accounting Manager Salary

An average Entry-Level Accounting Manager can expect to take home roughly $54K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $8K and $5K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Accounting Managers can bottom out near $34K or peak near $78K depending on individual performance. Most Entry-Level Accounting Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women make up the majority of Entry-Level Accounting Managers (65 percent) who completed the questionnaire. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than one-half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$36,835 - $75,958
(Median)
$37K
$54K
$76K
MEDIAN: $53,569
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$12.24 - $25.47
(Median)
$12
$17
$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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,835 - $75,958  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,308  
Profit Sharing
$496.26 - $5,425  
Commission
$1,965 - $28,072  
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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$34,461 - $77,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,027
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$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.24 - $25.47  
   
Overtime
$16.42 - $37.21  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,308  
   
Commission
$1,965 - $28,072  
Profit Sharing
$496.26 - $5,425  
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).
)
$34,461 - $77,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 353
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Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Entry-Level Accounting Managers that is 24 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Accounting Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+23 percent), Los Angeles (+21 percent), Washington (+17 percent), and New York (+17 percent). Falling short of the national average by 18 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Portland.

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.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Accounting Manager Salaries


Month-End Close
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Budget Management
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National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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ADP Payroll System
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Windows Operating System General Use
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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 636 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 18%