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

Average base salary
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6.3k salaries reported, updated at May 26, 2020
$80,156
per year
The average salary for a accounting manager is $80,156 per year in the United States and $6,000 cash bonus per year.
Additional compensation
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Cash bonus
$6,000
per year
Most common benefits
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for accounting managers

Most recommended certification

Certified Project Managerdimension-trending-icon

earn +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 $80,156 per year.

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Certification categories:
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Certified Project Manager
+57.58%
3Company icon
License categories:
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FINRA License
+47.90%
6 jobs
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Top skill
Salary
Job openings
Companies
NetSuite
+22.27%
248Company icon
Hyperion
+23.08%
139Company icon
SAP Finance & Controlling
+26.05%
35Company icon
SAP
+21.06%
182Company icon
ERP Systems
+5.40%
460Company icon
Field of study categories:
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Accounting Degree
+5.80%
1,802 jobs
3,275Company icon
Finance Degree
+4.05%
777 jobs
1,412Company icon

Most common benefits for Accounting Managers

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Retirement plan
  • Disability insurance
  • Food provided
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Parental leave

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 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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