$72,932
Avg. Salary
$20.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,932

Bonus

$3,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Budget Manager is $20.00 per hour.

The median Budget Manager has a base pay of $72,932. Salaries generally range from $48k to $109k. The median bonus is $4,932. Skills that can affect salary include Budget Management, Financial Analysis, Budgeting, Financial Reporting, Project Management, Accounting, Microsoft Excel.
$13.17
10%
$20.00
50%
$38.89
90%
MEDIAN $20.00
$48k
10%
$73k
50%
$109k
90%
MEDIAN $72,932
$47,891 - $108,671
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$110K
MEDIAN: $72,932
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$13.17 - $38.89
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$0$111K
Salary $47,891 - $108,671
Bonus $613 - $15,252
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $54,631
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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$43,243 - $111,243
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 351
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $13.17 - $38.89
Overtime $27.00
Annual Data $0$111K
Bonus $613 - $15,252
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $54,631
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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$43,243 - $111,243
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Job Description for Budget Manager

The role of a budget manager is essential in organizations of all sizes. They are the people who control incomes and spending patterns throughout each financial year, deal the government's tax and rebate systems, and provide payroll support for all employees of the organization. The position requires a good head for numbers and the ability to use multiple types of financial software and, in some cases (especially in larger organizations), the role may include leading a team of financial analyzers.

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Common Career Paths for Budget Manager


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Advancing into a Chief Financial Officer role seems to be a popular career move for Budget Managers, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $123K per year.

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Popular Skills for Budget Manager


Budget Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Financial Analysis, Budgeting, Budget Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Excel, Accounting, and Financial Reporting. Most people skilled in Budget Management are similarly competent in Budgeting.

Pay by Experience Level for Budget Manager

Pay by Experience for a Budget Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Budget Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 58 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Budget Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Budget Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 78 salaries. A Budget Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 34 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

20%

8%

-3%

National Average: $72,538

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

Surpassing the national average by 38 percent, Budget Managers in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Budget Managers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+34 percent), Chicago (+23 percent), Boston (+10 percent), and Atlanta (+9 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Budget Managers is geography, with workers in Northampton earning a whopping 27 percent below the national average. Sioux City and New York are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 13 percent lower and 1 percent lower, respectively.

Budget Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Budget Manager?

Budget Manager in Salt Lake City:
"Stable employment."
Pros: Great economy
Cons: Winter weather and below national average salaries

Budget Manager in Raleigh:
"Steady Gov't Job."
Pros: Relatively low crime
Cons: Getting too congested and high cost of housing

Budget Manager in Seattle:
"For the Sake of What?"
Pros: I know that the work I and we are doing always makes a difference?
Cons: Lack of accountability at times.

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Key Stats for Budget Manager

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

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Experience Affects Budget Manager Salaries

▲9%

▲3%

National Average
$73,000

▼1%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Budget Manager Salaries

National Average
$73,000



▼3%

Project Management
▼6%


Accounting
▼8%

Microsoft Excel
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 5%