Bookkeeping Manager Salary

Most Bookkeeping Managers in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $17.82 per hour. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to slightly more than half, and around one in three earn dental coverage. The majority of Bookkeeping Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,973 - $60,404
$31K
$45K
$60K
MEDIAN: $45,062
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$10.28 - $25.94
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MEDIAN: $17.82
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$0$60K
Salary $30,973 - $60,404
Bonus $979 - $9,863
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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$24,907 - $59,921
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $10.28 - $25.94
Overtime $14.85 - $45.86
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $979 - $9,863
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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$24,907 - $59,921
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 71

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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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As Bookkeeping Managers transition into upper-level roles like Full Charge Bookkeepers, it's possible that they won't see a change in salary. Full Charge Bookkeepers earn the same amount as Bookkeeping Managers on average.

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Popular Skills for Bookkeeping Manager


Survey takers who work as Bookkeeping Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Payroll Administration, Sales Tax Reports, Bookkeeping, and Accounts Payable are correlated to pay that is above average. It is often found that people who know Accounts Payable are also skilled in 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
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
34%
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Experience Affects Bookkeeping Manager Salaries

▲14%

▲1%

National Average
$41,000

▼13%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeping Manager Salaries


▲1%


Sales Tax Reports
▲1%

Accounts Receivable
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 47%
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