Accounting Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$79,000
$56,000
$79,000
$111,000
Accounting Managers in the United States make an average salary of $79,372 per year or $38.16 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $56,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $111,000. If you like following the crowd, Professional and Technology companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out Finance, Health Care, and Professional companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, New Jersey, West Virginia, Rhode Island, and Connecticut provide the highest Accounting Manager salaries.
Best Paying Cities
New York, NY
$103,526
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Map of Accounting Manager Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Accounting Managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Accounting Manager Salary By Location

While an Accounting Manager can average a salary of $79,372 per year, or $38.16 per hour, there are many opportunities for Accounting Managers to make more. For example, in New York, NY you might make $103,526 per year. Other high-paying locations include San Francisco, CA, Washington, DC and McLean, VA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to New York, NY where the average starting salary is $61,000. The highest paying states for Accounting Managers include New York, New Jersey and West Virginia. Meanwhile, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Louisiana offer the lowest salaries.

Average Accounting Manager Salary By Company

To earn a high income as an Accounting Manager, working for Clifford Chance or Microsoft might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Google and Apple report highly competitive salaries for Accounting Managers.
Company
Average Salary
$119,731
$120k
$118,179
$118k
$115,852
$116k
$112,901
$113k
$112,515
$113k
$107,337
$107k

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Average Accounting Manager Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, Accounting Manager salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that Finance, Health Care, and Professional companies tend to offer much higher salaries for Accounting Managers. For example, Accounting Managers make a whopping average salary of $81,539 while working for Finance companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $81,419 at Health Care companies and $81,037 at Professional companies. But Accounting Managers may want to avoid working in the Hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $76,909.
Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$81,539
$82k
Health Care
Health Care
$81,419
$81k
Professional
Professional
$81,037
$81k
Technology
Technology
$80,462
$80k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$79,473
$79k
Retail
Retail
$78,825
$79k
Construction
Construction
$78,519
$79k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$76,909
$77k

Accounting Manager Salary History

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Recently Added Accounting Manager Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Goodwin Recruiting
Goodwin Recruiting
Accounting Manager
Accounting Manager
Accounting Manager
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$90,000
$90,000
06/30/2020
Passionhr
Passionhr
Accounting Manager
Accounting Manager
Accounting Manager
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$60,000
$60,000
06/30/2020
City of O'Fallon
City of O'Fallon
Accounting Manager
Accounting Manager
Accounting Manager
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$69,950
$69,950
06/28/2020
Yes Prep Schools
Yes Prep Schools
Manager, Accounting
Manager, Accounting
Manager, Accounting
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$57,423
$57,423
06/28/2020
Accounting Manager/Supervisor
Accounting Manager/Supervisor
06/27/2020
06/27/2020
$70,000
$70,000
06/27/2020
Accounting Manager/Supervisor
Accounting Manager/Supervisor
06/27/2020
06/27/2020
$70,000
$70,000
06/27/2020
Accounting Manager
Accounting Manager
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$80,000
$80,000
06/26/2020
Accounting Manager
Accounting Manager
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$90,000
$90,000
06/26/2020
Accounting Manager/Supervisor
Accounting Manager/Supervisor
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$65,000
$65,000
06/26/2020
Accounting Manager
Accounting Manager
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$90,000
$90,000
06/25/2020