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Accounts Payable Coordinator Salary

Median pay for Accounts Payable Coordinators in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $16.85 per hour. In the world of Accounts Payable Coordinators, overall income ranges from $28K near the bottom to $49K at the top; this can include more than $3K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Accounts Payable Coordinators is high. The vast majority of Accounts Payable Coordinators (89 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,877 - $50,758
(Median)
$30K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,927
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$13.00 - $21.13
(Median)
$13
$17
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,877 - $50,758  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
Profit Sharing
$358.21 - $6,128  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,367 - $49,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 654
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $21.13  
   
Overtime
$18.39 - $32.63  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
   
Profit Sharing
$358.21 - $6,128  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,367 - $49,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 861
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Job Description for Accounts Payable Coordinator

An accounts payable coordinator facilitates paying their organization's bills. They typically work in an accounting role and, as coordinator, supervise direct reports who handle incoming invoices that require payment be made.

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Accounts Payable Coordinator Tasks

  • Analyze account trends and routine transactions.
  • Pay vendors, suppliers, and employees, and maintain records of each account.
  • Confirm appropriate approvals before processing invoices.
  • Code incoming invoices and bills and log them on internal systems.
  • Review receipts and records to reconcile discrepancies.

Common Career Paths for Accounts Payable Coordinator


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Accounts Payable Coordinators may experience if they take an upper-level role like Accounting Manager. The position pays an average $59K annually. Accounts Payable Supervisors or Staff Accountants are common next-step roles for Accounts Payable Coordinators moving up in their careers; annual pay for Accounts Payable Supervisors is $7K higher on average, and it's $6K higher for Staff Accountants.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Coordinator


Survey results imply that Accounts Payable Coordinators put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, Accounts Payable, and Paying Invoices are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Vendor Relations. Most people experienced in Accounts Payable also know Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $35K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $38K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $39K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

Pay Difference by Location


For Accounts Payable Coordinators, Irvine provides a pay rate that is 14 percent greater than the national average. Accounts Payable Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+13 percent), New York (+12 percent), Houston (+9 percent), and Phoenix (+8 percent). Trailing the national average by 10 percent, Pittsburgh is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Experience Affects Accounts Payable Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Coordinator Salaries


Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Excel
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Paying Invoices
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Microsoft Word
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National Average
$37,000

Data Entry
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Microsoft Office
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Accounts Receivable
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Vendor Relations
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 323 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 15%