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Accounting Manager salary in United States

How much does an Accounting Manager make in the United States?

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The average salary for a accounting manager is $82,404 per year in the United States. 10.5k salaries reported, updated at May 21, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Accounting Managers in United States

  1. Beech Valley Solutions
    9 reviews916 salaries reported
    $216,936per year
  2. $121,696per year
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Highest paying cities for Accounting Managers in United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $114,358 per year
    86 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $101,508 per year
    121 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $98,386 per year
    172 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $97,666 per year
    159 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $96,453 per year
    74 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $93,346 per year
    132 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $92,325 per year
    83 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $90,436 per year
    212 salaries reported
  3. Miami, FL
    $81,484 per year
    108 salaries reported
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Where can an Accounting Manager earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Accounting Managers

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Certified Project Managerearn +57.58% more

The jobs requiring this certification have decrease by 66.67% since 2018. Accounting Managers with this certification earn +57.58% more than the average base salary, which is $82,404 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
20157increase by 7
20162decrease by 71.43%
20175increase by 150.00%
20186increase by 20.00%
20192decrease by 66.67%

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Top licenses
FINRA License
Top skills
Top fields of study
Accounting Degree

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Most common benefits for Accounting Managers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 523 ratings

73% of Accounting Managers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?


19,115 job openings

Average $101,569 per year

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How can accounting managers increase their salary?

Accounting managers who continue to improve their knowledge of the sector through further education can demand higher wages. To further their career, their options can include progressing to senior accountant and even chief financial officer of a company. The financial and people management skills learned in an accounting manager position can be used in many different careers.

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