Accounts Payable Coordinator Salary (United States)

Accounts Payable Coordinators in the United States usually make around $16.75 per hour. Pay begins at $12.97 per hour on the low end and climbs to $21.11 near the top. Residency and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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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MEDIAN: $16.00
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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  
PayScale
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  
PayScale
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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As Accounts Payable Coordinators make advancements in their career path, salaries may climb quite a bit. Those in less important roles may make $22K less annually than those in higher-end positions, such as Accounting Manager. Accounts Payable Coordinators moving up in their career tend to step into positions as Accounts Payable Supervisors or Staff Accountants, where paychecks increase by $6,729 or $5,988 per year.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Coordinator

Accounts Payable Coordinators generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Data Analysis is considered a valuable skill and can increase employee pay by 6 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Accounts Receivable. Most people skilled in Accounts Payable are similarly competent in Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Starting out, salaries fall in the $35K range but grow to $37K after five to 10 years. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $39K. After working for two decades in the field, Accounts Payable Coordinators experience a drop in salary, averaging $39K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around one third of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 2 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 13 percent. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience—of those surveyed, more than half land within this range.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$37,000
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For Accounts Payable Coordinators, Washington provides a pay rate that is 31 percent greater than the national average. Also paying near the top of the field are Irvine, New York, Boston, and Seattle, where Accounts Payable Coordinators annually earn 15 percent, 13 percent, 12 percent, and 9 percent more than the national average. In Pittsburgh, salaries are 10 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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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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Paying Invoices
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$37,000
Data Entry
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Accounts Receivable
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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%
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