The average Accounts Payable Coordinator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $17.51 per hour. In the world of Accounts Payable Coordinators, overall income ranges from $31K near the bottom to $50K at the top; this can include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $10K 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 is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The vast majority of Accounts Payable Coordinators (86 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$32,828 - $52,685
$33K
$41K
$53K
MEDIAN: $41,020
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$14.28 - $22.12
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MEDIAN: $17.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$32,828 - $52,685  
   
Bonus
$297.58 - $4,878  
Profit Sharing
$292.33 - $9,899  
Total Pay (?
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$31,083 - $50,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 519
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.28 - $22.12  
   
Overtime
$20.59 - $33.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$297.58 - $4,878  
   
Profit Sharing
$292.33 - $9,899  
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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$31,083 - $50,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 678

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Accounts Payable Coordinator


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As Accounts Payable Coordinators transition into upper-level roles such as Accounting Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Accounting Managers earn $61K on average 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 seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Reconciliation, Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Paying Invoices are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Payroll Administration, Vendor Relations, and Accounting. Most people who know Accounts Payable also know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Coordinator

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $37K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $40K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $41K. Accounts Payable Coordinators who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,225

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With a pay rate for Accounts Payable Coordinators that is 21 percent greater than the national average, Boston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Accounts Payable Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+15 percent), Dallas (+14 percent), Richmond (+13 percent), and Los Angeles (+12 percent). Cleveland is the lowest-paying area, 7 percent south of the national average.

Accounts Payable Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accounts Payable Coordinator?

Accounts Payable Coordinator in Binghamton:
"The day in the life."
Pros: My job requires that I do a lot of research. I need to pay attention to details such as names, addresses, amounts and account numbers.
Cons: The office environment is more like high school. Too much drama.

Accounts Payable Coordinator in Oakdale:
Pros: Flexible Scheduling. Independent Work. My dog comes to work with me. Great people. Company saves lives!
Cons: Long commute. Low pay. Cramped working area.

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Key Stats for Accounts Payable Coordinator

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 199 votes.
030
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Accounts Payable Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Coordinator Salaries






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Data Entry
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National Average
$39,000


General Ledger Accounting
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Accounting
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Vendor Relations
up arrow 8%

Payroll Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 199 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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