Bookkeeping Manager Salary

Bookkeeping Managers in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $17.19 per hour for pay. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to over one-half, and close to a third earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Bookkeeping Managers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,806 - $59,727
$31K
$45K
$60K
MEDIAN: $44,929
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50%
90%

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$10.84 - $25.29
$11
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,806 - $59,727  
   
Bonus
$618 - $9,696  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$25,213 - $58,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.84 - $25.29  
   
Overtime
$15.05 - $40.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$618 - $9,696  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$25,213 - $58,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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Job Description for Bookkeeping Manager

A bookkeeping manager is the person who is responsible for handling various fundamental financial aspects within an organization. This person is typically employed within an office type of environment and will generally keep standard daytime office hours. This position is found in a variety of companies and organizations. The position may be combined with another position, depending on the size of the organization (such as office manager, accounting manager, etc). This position requires a bit of on-the-job experience, as well as a bit of formal training and education. Exact educational requirements may be dependent on the organization. However, many organizations require at least an associate’s degree in either bookkeeping, administration, or accounting.

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Bookkeeping Manager Tasks

  • Process invoices, bills, and general accounts.
  • Assist with special projects and emergencies.
  • Maintain financial and client databases.
  • Answer phones, communicate projects and documentation, and provide information to clients.
  • Reconcile bank accounts, including ledger entries and tracking physical checks.

Common Career Paths for Bookkeeping Manager


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Bookkeeping Managers tend not to experience significant pay changes as they move up the career ladder to roles like Full Charge Bookkeeper. The two jobs pay about the same on average.

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Popular Skills for Bookkeeping Manager


Survey results suggest that Bookkeeping Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Payroll Administration, Sales Tax Reports, Bookkeeping, and Accounts Payable are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people who know Accounts Payable also know Payroll Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeping Manager

Pay by Experience for a Bookkeeping Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Bookkeeping Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bookkeeping Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeping Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 56 salaries. A Bookkeeping Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 45 salaries.

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Key Stats for Bookkeeping Manager

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
33%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Bookkeeping Manager Salaries

▲14%

▲1%

National Average
$41,000

▼13%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeping Manager Salaries


Sales Tax Reports
▲2%

▲1%


Accounts Receivable
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 45%