Accounts Payable Coordinator Salary

Accounts Payable Coordinators in the United States can expect to earn an average of $17.69 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $5K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $7K, overall incomes of Accounts Payable Coordinators spread between $31K and $51K depending on individual performance. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. There are far more female Accounts Payable Coordinators who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 87 percent. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most Accounts Payable Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$32,988 - $53,005
$33K
$41K
$53K
MEDIAN: $41,398
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$14.34 - $22.29
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$0$53K
Salary $32,988 - $53,005
Bonus $347.65 - $4,928
Profit Sharing $290.87 - $6,698
Commission $4,200
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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$31,264 - $50,683
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 506
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $14.34 - $22.29
Overtime $20.82 - $34.10
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $347.65 - $4,928
Commission $4,200
Profit Sharing $290.87 - $6,698
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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$31,264 - $50,683
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 687

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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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While not commonly seen, Accounts Payable Coordinators who transition into an Accounting Manager position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Accounting Managers is $61K per year. 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 $6K per year on average, and the latter position pays $5K more per year.

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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, Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Paying Invoices are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Payroll Administration, Accounting, and Vendor Relations. For most people, competency in Accounts Payable indicates knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Coordinator

Pay by Experience for an Accounts Payable Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounts Payable Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 450 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounts Payable Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 330 salaries. An experienced Accounts Payable Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 428 salaries. An Accounts Payable Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 199 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,473

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Accounts Payable Coordinators, Boston provides a pay rate that is 21 percent greater than the national average. Accounts Payable Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+15 percent), San Francisco (+14 percent), Dallas (+12 percent), and Seattle (+11 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 8 percent south of the national average, can be found in Cleveland.

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.

Accounts Payable Coordinator in St. Petersburg:
"Casual Environment."
Pros: I enjoy having my own office and the ablity to work at my own pace.
Cons: Below average pay for a company of this size and revenue.

Accounts Payable Coordinator in St. Petersburg:
"Casual Environment."
Pros: I like having my own office and a window.
Cons: Below average pay for this position with my qualifications.

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Key Stats for Accounts Payable Coordinator

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 246 votes.
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

▲2%

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
$39,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Coordinator Salaries





Accounts Payable
▼0%


National Average
$39,000

Data Entry
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

General Ledger Accounting
▼2%


Vendor Relations
▼9%

Accounting
▼10%

Payroll Administration
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 246 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

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: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 16%
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