Accounts Payable Coordinator Salary

Median pay for Accounts Payable Coordinators in the United States is around $17.05 per hour. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $3K and $6K, respectively — total cash payment to Accounts Payable Coordinators can bottom out near $29K or peak near $49K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Women account for the majority of Accounts Payable Coordinators who took the survey — 88 percent to be exact. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,595 - $50,968

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$13.37 - $21.57

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$30,595 - $50,968  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,048  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $6,040  
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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$29,253 - $49,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 683
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.37 - $21.57  
   
Overtime
$19.02 - $32.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,048  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $6,040  
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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$29,253 - $49,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 884
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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' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as an Accounting Manager. The average Accounting Manager brings home $60K per year. Typical career progression for an Accounts Payable Coordinator involves becoming an Accounts Payable Supervisor or a Staff Accountant, roles that pay $6K more and $5K more on average.

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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, Accounts Payable, Microsoft Excel, and Paying Invoices are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Vendor Relations, Accounts Receivable, and Data Entry. 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.


For many Accounts Payable Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $36K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $38K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Accounts Payable Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $40K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

Pay Difference by Location


For Accounts Payable Coordinators, working in the bustling city of Irvine has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Accounts Payable Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+11 percent), Philadelphia (+9 percent), New York (+9 percent), and Dallas (+8 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Pittsburgh, 16 percent below the national average. Workers in Raleigh and Columbus earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 1 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Accounts Payable Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Coordinator Salaries

Data Analysis
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National Average
$38,000

Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Excel
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Paying Invoices
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Data Entry
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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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 301 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 14%
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