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Accounting Director Salary

$151,701 (USD)

Average Salary

$73/hr

Average Hourly

$16,308

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 28, 2020

The average pay for an Accounting Director is $151,701 a year and $73 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Accounting Director is between $104,480 and $189,361. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Accounting Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Directs, coordinates, and administers accounting operations which may include general accounting, cost accounting, payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
  • Analyzes records of present and past operations, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenues, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred.
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates ledger maintenance, report preparation, and operating statistics.
Accounting Director Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Financial Managers

Job family population: 608,120

Estimated population of Accounting Director jobs: 85,228

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$175,863
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth-largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 328 million, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous...

Accounting Director Job Listings for United States

Hiring! Area Director of Accounting for Fortune 500 (CPA,Large Company
Jan 23
Seattle, WA, USA
Pacific Technical Resources, LLC
Pacific Technical Resources, LLC. IT/Engineering Recruitment Professionals "Helping to build Great Companies and Great Lives" Seeking experienced Area Director of Accounting for Billion Dollar Leader ...
Director of Finance
Jan 27
Pleasant Hill, CA, USA
Choice In Aging
Director of Finance Responsibilities: Under the direction of the President & CEO, the Director of ... Essential Functions: 1. Manage the Financial Services Department to ensure integrity of accounting ...
Accounting Director
Dec 31
Akron, OH, USA
PrideStaff
Accounting Director - Akron OH - $130k to $160k PrideStaff is conducting a search on behalf of their Akron area client for an Accounting Director. Our client is a well-established global manufacturer ...
Director of Finance (Hotel experience required!)
Jan 21
San Francisco, CA, USA
TEEMA Solutions Goup (www.teemagroup.com)
The Director of Finance is responsible for managing the Accounting team and the financial functions of the hotel to include budgeting, forecasting, financial statement preparation, accounts ...
Director of Finance - Hospitality group - Base to $89 K ++
Jan 21
Portland, OR, USA
Gecko Hospitality
Director of Finance - Oregon Hospitality group located in Portland, OR ... This position will report directly to the Founders and oversee the Accounting team. This is an ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Accounting Director is $151,701 a year and $73 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Accounting Director is between $104,480 and $189,361. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Accounting Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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