Accounting Manager with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary

Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — about three in five have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $44K to $98K per year, median earnings come to $67K annually. Cash earnings for Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills — which occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing — stretch from around $44K to approximately $98K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills making up 75 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$45,553 - $93,544
(Median)
$46K
$67K
$94K
MEDIAN: $67,170
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$15.02 - $35.88
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$15
$22
$36
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$45,553 - $93,544  
   
Bonus
$290.87 - $12,227  
Profit Sharing
$487.22 - $9,689  
Commission
$4,000  
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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$43,617 - $98,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,197
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.02 - $35.88  
   
Overtime
$23.20 - $45.83  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$290.87 - $12,227  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$487.22 - $9,689  
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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$43,617 - $98,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 330
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Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Manager

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $57K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $70K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills make a median salary of $71K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $66K by contrast.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,236

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Surpassing the national average by 41 percent, Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Irvine (+37 percent), San Jose (+28 percent), Houston (+22 percent), and Chicago (+20 percent). Compared to the national average, Las Vegas Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills have considerably lower salaries, 51 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are St. Louis (4 percent less) and Austin (3 percent less).

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Experience Affects Accounting Manager Salaries



National Average
$67,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 679 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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