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Accounts Payable Coordinator Salary

Accounts Payable Coordinators in the United States can expect to earn an average of $16.98 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. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (88 percent) of Accounts Payable Coordinators who took the survey are female. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Accounts Payable Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$30,499 - $50,908
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,548
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$13.11 - $21.45
(Median)
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$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
$30,499 - $50,908  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,991  
Profit Sharing
$303.04 - $6,082  
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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$28,799 - $49,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 661
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.11 - $21.45  
   
Overtime
$18.69 - $32.75  
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 - $2,991  
   
Profit Sharing
$303.04 - $6,082  
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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$28,799 - $49,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 886

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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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At the upper end, Accounts Payable Coordinators who move into an Accounting Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Accounting Managers is a much higher $59K per year. A common career progression for an Accounts Payable Coordinator is to become an Accounts Payable Supervisor or a Staff Accountant. Compared to Accounts Payable Coordinators, the first group earns $6K more on average, and the second group earns $5K more.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Coordinator


Accounts Payable Coordinators report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, Accounts Payable, Microsoft Excel, 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, Microsoft Word, and Accounts Receivable. Those proficient in Accounts Payable are, more often than not, also skilled in Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Coordinator

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


For Accounts Payable Coordinators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $36K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $38K. On average, Accounts Payable Coordinators make $40K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

Pay Difference by Location


For Accounts Payable Coordinators, busy Irvine offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 12 percent above the national average. Accounts Payable Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+11 percent), Cleveland (+10 percent), New York (+9 percent), and Houston (+8 percent). Pittsburgh ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 15 percent below the national average.

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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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Accounts Payable
0%

National Average
$38,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Paying Invoices
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Vendor Relations
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 315 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 14%
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