Entry-Level Accounting Manager Salary

Average Entry-Level Accounting Managers make around $59K annually. The range in cash compensation to Entry-Level Accounting Managers (largely between $36K and $88K) includes potential earnings of $10K from bonuses, $6K from profit sharing, and commissions of $8K in exceptional cases. Female Entry-Level Accounting Managers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 61 percent of professionals. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,083 - $85,420
$40K
$59K
$85K
MEDIAN: $58,918
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90%

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$12.60 - $27.03
$13
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $17.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,083 - $85,420  
   
Bonus
$397.32 - $10,065  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $5,827  
Commission
$35.48 - $7,891  
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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$36,379 - $87,745  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,669
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $27.03  
   
Overtime
$19.05 - $40.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$397.32 - $10,065  
   
Commission
$35.48 - $7,891  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $5,827  
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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$36,379 - $87,745  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 251

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,774

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

For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Accounting Managers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 54 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Accounting Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+28 percent), Seattle (+27 percent), Houston (+23 percent), and Los Angeles (+20 percent). Indianapolis is the lowest-paying area, 12 percent south of the national average. Employers in San Diego and Atlanta also lean toward paying below-median salaries (3 percent lower and 1 percent lower, respectively).

Accounting Manager Advice

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

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 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 Sonoma:
"General Corporate Structure & Procedures."
Clarity of corporate structure, job descriptions duties and responsibility and consistency. Working independently take the initiative.

Accounting Manager in Indianapolis:
"No accountability."
Make sure your staff members understand and actually have a process for being accountable to you and their own work.

Accounting Manager in Providence:
"Make sure responsibilities are defined."
My position becomes the 'dump zone' for things that don't necessarily be directly related to my accounting duties. I also tend to be the 'go to' person for answers to questions that should be answered by the persons direct manager; but unfortunately people realize that I either have or can get the answer (learn to make boundaries as well).

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.

Key Stats for Accounting Manager

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 317 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
35%
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Skills That Affect Accounting Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 317 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 19%
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