ACCOUNTING DIRECTOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$134,000
$90,000
Min 10%
$134,000
Median 50%
$198,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Mountain View, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
4.2 years
How much does an accounting director make?
As an Accounting Director in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $134,179 per year or $64.51 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $198,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $90,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Accounting Directors are Professional companies and Internet companies. The best states for high paying Accounting Director jobs are Washington, North Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, and Oregon. The typical tenure for an Accounting Director is 4.2 years.

Average Accounting Director Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Accounting Director makes. Professional companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Accounting Directors are Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill and Phoenix. If you can find a job at a company like The Hartford or Consolidated Asset Management Services, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Accounting Directors.

Average Accounting Director Salary By Location

As an Accounting Director in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $134,179 per year or $64.51 per hour. The city with the highest Accounting Director salary is Mountain View, CA at $143,005 per year. The average entry-level salary in Mountain View, CA is $78,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Accounting Director salaries are Washington, North Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, and Oregon. Kentucky, Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida, and Oklahoma are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Mountain View, CA
$143,005
2
Minneapolis, MN
$134,127
3
Beaverton, OR
$134,070
4
Hartford, CT
$131,155
5
Boston, MA
$130,764

Average Accounting Director Salary By Industry

The type of industry that an Accounting Director works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Professional companies, Retail companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Accounting Directors. Professional companies pay Accounting Directors an average salary of $138,524, Retail companies pay $137,424, and Health Care companys come in at $136,382. The types of companies that pay Accounting Directors the least are in the Hospitality industry, where the average annual salary is $124,230.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$138,524
2
Retail
$137,424
3
Health Care
$136,382
4
Manufacturing
$135,125
5
Finance
$131,396

RECENTLY ADDED Accounting Director SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Stevendouglas
Accounting Director
10/31/2019
$100,000
Robert Half
Accounting Director
10/25/2019
$80,000
Cardinal Hayes Home
Accounting Director
10/25/2019
$65,000
Robert Half
Accounting Director
10/22/2019
$120,000
Twin Rivers Unified School District
Accounting Director
10/18/2019
$109,952
Robert Half
Accounting Director
10/18/2019
$90,000
Black Hills Corporation
Accounting Director
10/17/2019
$131,800
Robert Half
Accounting Director
10/10/2019
$130,000
Randstad
Accounting Director
10/10/2019
$100,000
Robert Half
Accounting Director
10/09/2019
$120,000
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