Accounting Director Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Director of Accounting, Accounting Director

What is the average annual salary for Accounting Director?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Accounting Director may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Accounting Director in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Accounting Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Accounting Director in the United States is $134,892 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accounting Director in the United States are expected to make less than $134,892.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $134,892
  • 10%$104,849
  • 25%$119,166
  • 75%$153,596
  • 90%$170,625

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Job Description for Accounting Director

Responsibilities include directing and overseeing all or one of the following accounting functions: general accounting, payroll, and cost accounting. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty with at least 10 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management. View Accounting Director job description

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Categories:  Accounting, Executive and Management

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

Similar Job Titles:  Revenue Accounting Director, Accounting Supervisor, Accounting Manager, Cost Accounting Manager, Accounting Clerk III, Accounting Clerk II, Accounting Clerk I, Top Accounting Executive, Auditing Director

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