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Budget Manager in the United States

How much does a Budget Manager earn in the United States? The average Budget Manager salary in the United States is $115,868 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $102,004 and $131,213. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Directs and coordinates budgeting activities and the implementation of organization's budget policies. Monitors actual performance against estimates and prepares annual and intermediate budgets. Coordinates appropriations for divisional and specific programs while balancing the need for emergency funds. Reviews operating budgets periodically to analyze trends affecting budget needs. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department or top management. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.

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    Budgeting Supervisor III

    3 - 5 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Budget Manager

    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Division Budget Manager


    Bachelor's Degree

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