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Accounting Manager Salary with General Ledger Accounting skills (United States)

Just below two-thirds of Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $43K to $97K per year, but median earnings come to around $65K per year. In the world of Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills, overall income ranges from $43K near the bottom to $97K at the top; this can include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $9K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills, who typically 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. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Accounting Manager with General Ledger Accounting skills Salary (?
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$44,676 - $92,395
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MEDIAN: $65,259
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Accounting Manager with General Ledger Accounting skills Salary (?
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$15.09 - $35.92
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$44,676 - $92,395  
   
Bonus
$90.60 - $11,525  
Profit Sharing
$513 - $9,192  
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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$42,952 - $96,635  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,557
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.09 - $35.92  
   
Overtime
$22.96 - $43.22  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$90.60 - $11,525  
   
Profit Sharing
$513 - $9,192  
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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$42,952 - $96,635  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 150
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Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Manager with General Ledger Accounting skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $56K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $69K. Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $68K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $65K.

Pay Difference By Location

Irvine
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San Jose
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New York
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Washington
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Denver
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Los Angeles
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St. Louis
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Atlanta
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Seattle
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Dallas
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Nashville
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San Diego
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National Average
$66,000
Charlotte
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Irvine offers some of the highest pay in the country for Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills, 43 percent above the national average. Accounting Managers with General Ledger Accounting skills will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+28 percent), Washington (+24 percent), New York (+24 percent), and Houston (+23 percent). With compensation 8 percent below the national average, Charlotte is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.
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Experience Affects Accounting Manager with General Ledger Accounting skills Salaries

National Average
$66,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 388 votes.

Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 13%