How much does a Director of Accounting make?

Updated Jun 16, 2021

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$120,290 /yr
Average Base Pay

333 salaries

$78K

Low

$120K

Average

$186K

High

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The national average salary for a Director of Accounting is $120,290 in United States. Filter by location to see Director of Accounting salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 333 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Director of Accounting employees.

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Director of Accounting$120,290 /yr
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Avlon Industries
2.3

Avlon Industries

Director of Accounting

$86,658

 /yr
Range: $83K - $88K
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$83K

$88K

$82,913 - $88,029 Range

Pinkerton
3.8

Pinkerton

Director of Accounting

$125,331

 /yr
Range: $116K - $125K

$116K

$125K

$115,931 - $125,331 Range

Alliance Resource Group
4.8

Alliance Resource Group

Director of Accounting

$156,663

 /yr
Range: $146K - $157K

$146K

$157K

$146,219 - $157,185 Range

Fannie Mae
4

Fannie Mae

Director of Accounting

$195,227

 /yr
Range: $192K - $203K

$192K

$203K

$192,112 - $202,782 Range

Shutterfly
3.4

Shutterfly

Director of Accounting

$163,974

 /yr
Range: $137K - $175K

$137K

$175K

$136,924 - $175,463 Range

The Art Institutes
2.9

The Art Institutes

Director of Accounting

$67,248

 /yr
Range: $47K - $96K

$47K

$96K

$46,541 - $95,903 Range

First Book
3.2

First Book

Director of Accounting
About 

$80K -$92K

$80K

$92K

$79,830 - $92,180 Range

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First Republic Bank
4.3

First Republic Bank

Director of Accounting
About 

$155K -$182K

$155K

$182K

$154,562 - $182,037 Range

Kinder Morgan
3.7

Kinder Morgan

Director of Accounting
About 

$141K -$165K

$141K

$165K

$140,617 - $164,921 Range

Coupa Software Inc
4.3

Coupa Software Inc

Director of Accounting
About 

$177K -$193K

$177K

$193K

$177,102 - $192,883 Range

Petland
3.1

Petland

Director of Accounting
About 

$77K -$85K

$77K

$85K

$77,170 - $84,749 Range

Optoma Technology
3.3

Optoma Technology

Director of Accounting
About 

$130K -$141K

$130K

$141K

$129,560 - $140,781 Range

VIP Wireless
4

VIP Wireless

Director of Accounting
About 

$136K -$146K

$136K

$146K

$136,032 - $146,448 Range

HR Exchange Network

Director of Accounting
About 

$110K -$136K

$110K

$136K

$109,822 - $136,088 Range

Resource Associates
2.9

Resource Associates

Director of Accounting - Hourly
About 

$23 -$25

 hourly

$23

$25

$23 - $25 Range

KnowBe4
4.8

KnowBe4

Director of Accounting
About 

$151K -$163K

$151K

$163K

$151,370 - $162,703 Range

Equifax
3.6

Equifax

Director of Accounting
About 

$122K -$135K

$122K

$135K

$121,912 - $134,598 Range

Showtime Pictures
3

Showtime Pictures

Director of Accounting - Hourly
About 

$21 -$23

 hourly

$21

$23

$21 - $23 Range

Pickersgill Retirement Community
5

Pickersgill Retirement Community

Director of Accounting
About 

$96K -$104K

$96K

$104K

$96,429 - $103,690 Range

3.8

Undisclosed

Director of Accounting
About 

$61K -$141K

$61K

$141K

$60,550 - $140,642 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$175,000
per year
A Director, Accounting in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $175,000 per year
Additional Pay
$50k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$165,000
per year
A Director of Accounting in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $165,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$95,000
per year
A Director of Accounting in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Additional Pay
$9k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$98,926
per year
An Accounting Director in the Birmingham, AL Area area reported making $98,926 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Birmingham, AL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$66,500
per year
A Director Accounting in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $66,500 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$130,000
per year
A Director of Accounting in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Additional Pay
$19k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$192,174
per year
A Director Accounting in the Wausau, WI Area area reported making $192,174 per year
Additional Pay
$54k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Wausau, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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