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Accounts Payable Coordinator Salary (United States)

Pay for Accounts Payable Coordinators in the United States is typically around $16.75 per hour. Total cash earnings of Accounts Payable Coordinators range from $28K on the low end to $49K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $3K and $6K, respectively. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to a solid majority, and most earn dental coverage. Women make up the vast majority of Accounts Payable Coordinators (88 percent). Most Accounts Payable Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.
Accounts Payable Coordinator Salary (?
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$29,686 - $50,588
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MEDIAN: $38,585
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Accounts Payable Coordinator Salary (?
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$12.97 - $21.11
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,686 - $50,588  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,007  
Profit Sharing
$366.00 - $6,000  
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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$28,282 - $49,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 658
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $21.11  
   
Overtime
$18.28 - $32.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,007  
   
Profit Sharing
$366.00 - $6,000  
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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$28,282 - $49,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 857
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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. Accounting Managers bring home $59K per year on average. The most common next step for an Accounts Payable Coordinator is to become an Accounts Payable Supervisor or a Staff Accountant. The former position pays an additional $7K per year on average, and the latter position pays $6K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Coordinator

Accounts Payable Coordinators seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Accounts Payable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Accounts Receivable. Those familiar with Accounts Payable also tend to know Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $35K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $37K. Accounts Payable Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $39K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $39K. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience — of those surveyed, a little more than half land within this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up one in three of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than two percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining about one in eight.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$37,000
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For Accounts Payable Coordinators, busy Washington offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 31 percent above the national average. Accounts Payable Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Irvine (+15 percent), New York (+13 percent), Boston (+12 percent), and Seattle (+9 percent). Pittsburgh ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 10 percent below the national average.

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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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$37,000
Data Entry
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 329 votes.

Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 16%