$98,880
Avg. Salary
$22.80
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$11,058

Bonus

$4,909

Profit Sharing

$19,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Accounting Director is $22.80 per hour.

The average pay for an Accounting Director is $98,880 per year.

$16.08
10%
$22.80
50%
$45.96
90%
MEDIAN $22.80
$59k
10%
$99k
50%
$149k
90%
MEDIAN $98,880
$58,827 - $148,925
$59K
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$150K
MEDIAN: $98,880
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50%
90%

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$16.08 - $45.96
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$0$167K
Salary $58,827 - $148,925
Bonus $1,186 - $30,159
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $19,189
Commission $19,000
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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$58,020 - $167,207
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,260
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $16.08 - $45.96
Overtime $0.21 - $53.79
Annual Data $0$167K
Bonus $1,186 - $30,159
Commission $19,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $19,189
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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$58,020 - $167,207
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

Job Description for Accounting Director

Accounting directors lead a company's accounting efforts, handling a variety of financial and supervisory tasks. Their day-to-day work mostly consists of using software to track and audit financial data; extensive knowledge of standards, regulations, and policies are necessary to ensure the accuracy of any conclusions made in reports. The accounting director position is generally considered a supervisory role that includes training and overseeing the work of other accountants. Accounting directors also hold meetings with management and work with other departments to gather data and present analysis and recommendations. At times, this position may require contact with government agencies in specific instances.

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Accounting Director Tasks
  • Oversee accounting staff.
  • Contribute to vision and direction of accounting initiatives within the organization.
  • Provide oversight to accounting initiatives within organization.
  • Enforce integrity of accounting procedures.

Common Career Paths for Accounting Director


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Accounting Director Job Listings

Popular Skills for Accounting Director

Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Director

Pay by Experience for an Accounting Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounting Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 61 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounting Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 161 salaries. An experienced Accounting Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 284 salaries. An Accounting Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 172 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

47%

28%

25%

23%

23%

20%

-6%

National Average: $102,030

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

Accounting Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accounting Director?

Accounting Director in Charlotte:
"Great."
Pros: Atmosphere
Cons: Travel

Accounting Director in Monmouth:
Pros: Small town, ease of flex hours if needed. Sense of community
Cons:

Accounting Director in Chicago:
"The amount of stress that goes along with the job."
Be sure you are ready to switch gears in an instant. Multiple clients and types of businesses along with employee to manage workflow and training.

Accounting Director in Iowa City:
Be bold and creative!

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Key Stats for Accounting Director

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 269 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
34%

Experience Affects Accounting Director Salaries

▲10%

▲1%

National Average
$102,000

▼12%

▼27%

Skills That Affect Accounting Director Salaries



National Average
$102,000


Budget Management
▼3%



Human Resources
▼13%

Month-End Close
▼15%

▼19%


▼22%



Account Management
▼24%

Cash Flow Management
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 269 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 12%