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Accounts Payable Coordinator Salary

Average Accounts Payable Coordinators in the United States make around $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. Geographic location and years of experience 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. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of Accounts Payable Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,390 - $50,728
(Median)
$30K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,406
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90%

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$13.06 - $21.41
(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
$30,390 - $50,728  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,984  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $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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$28,667 - $49,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 661
National Hourly Rate 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$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.06 - $21.41  
   
Overtime
$18.68 - $32.79  
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 - $2,984  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $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).
)
$28,667 - $49,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 877

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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 a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Accounting Manager. The latter position pays an average of $59K annually. It is quite typical for Accounts Payable Coordinators to transition into roles as Accounts Payable Supervisors or Staff Accountants, where reported median earnings are $6K and $6K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Coordinator


Survey results show that Accounts Payable Coordinators use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, Accounts Payable, Paying Invoices, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Vendor Relations. It is often found that people who know Accounts Payable are 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $35K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $38K. Accounts Payable Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $40K. 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


Boston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Accounts Payable Coordinators, 13 percent above the national average. Accounts Payable Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Irvine (+13 percent), Houston (+9 percent), New York (+9 percent), and Cleveland (+8 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Pittsburgh, 13 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%

Paying Invoices
0%

National Average
$38,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Vendor Relations
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 319 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
31%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 14%