With about three-fifths of Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $46K to $100K per year and averages out to $69K annually. Final cash compensation to Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills varies from around $46K to approximately $100K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $12K and $10K, respectively. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Female Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. Most Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$47,063 - $95,441
$47K
$69K
$95K
MEDIAN: $69,441
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90%

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$15.03 - $35.50
$15
$23
$36
MEDIAN: $23.29
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,063 - $95,441  
   
Bonus
$507 - $12,273  
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $10,090  
Commission
$3,072  
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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$45,559 - $100,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,146
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.03 - $35.50  
   
Overtime
$20.97 - $50.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$507 - $12,273  
   
Commission
$3,072  
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $10,090  
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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$45,559 - $100,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 322

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Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average beginner in this position makes around $61K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $72K. Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills see a median salary of $73K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $69K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,812

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

Home to some of the best pay for Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 31 percent above the national average. Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+22 percent), Boston (+22 percent), Chicago (+21 percent), and Houston (+17 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 2 percent south of the national average, can be found in Orlando.

Key Stats for Accounting Manager

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 720 votes.
035
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Accounting Manager Salaries



National Average
$70,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 720 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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