Accounting Manager Salary

An Accounting Manager earns an average salary of $67,406 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$46,298 - $97,707
$46K
$68K
$98K
MEDIAN: $68,258
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50%
90%

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$14.93 - $35.30
$15
$23
$35
MEDIAN: $22.72
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$0$102K
Salary $46,298 - $97,707
Bonus $510 - $12,767
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,234
Commission $35.23 - $12,292
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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$43,873 - $102,491
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7,691
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $14.93 - $35.30
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $21.12 - $47.94
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $510 - $12,767
Commission $35.23 - $12,292
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,234
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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$43,873 - $102,491
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 956

Job Description for Accounting Manager

In most businesses, an accounting manager develops and implements systems for gathering, analyzing, verifying, and reporting certain types of financial information. Typically, an accounting manager is a part of a larger group (or managerial staff) that includes other mid-level business managers.

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Accounting Manager Tasks

  • Oversee the posting and maintenance of general ledger accounts, payroll transactions, accounts payable and general ledger adjustments.
  • Provide financial analysis statements including monthly balance sheets, income statements, cash flows statements, and actual to budget and last year variance analysis.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures relating to financial management, budget and accounting.
  • Manage the daily activities of the accounting department.
  • Collect and provide information for audit inquiries and give assistance to auditors.

Common Career Paths for Accounting Manager


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Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Manager

Pay by Experience for an Accounting Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounting Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 1,810 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounting Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 2,998 salaries. An experienced Accounting Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 3,426 salaries. An Accounting Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 1,921 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,355

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Accounting Manager Reviews

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

Accounting Manager in Houston:
"Corporate Culture."
Pros: I love the environment, the work, the people, and the work flexibility.
Cons: The compensation.

Accounting Manager in Austin:
"Perks."
Pros: Location of the office, casual dress, some of the people I work with, pay, wellness program.
Cons: Management, stress level.

Accounting Manager in East Grand Forks:
"A lot of work, Not paid enough in my book."
Pros: It is a small company.
Cons: I feel I do way more for the little pay I do get with a college degree.

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Key Stats for Accounting Manager

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1796 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Accounting Manager Salaries

▲4%

▲3%

National Average
$68,000

▼1%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Accounting Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1796 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 17%