Accounts Payable Coordinator Salary

For Accounts Payable Coordinators, hourly average wages total $17.28 per hour. Total cash compensation to Accounts Payable Coordinators bottoms out near $30K and approaches $50K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $3K from bonuses and almost $8K from profit sharing. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women account for the majority of Accounts Payable Coordinators who took the survey — 88 percent to be exact. The majority of Accounts Payable Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$31,338 - $51,557
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$31K
$40K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,039
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$13.71 - $21.74
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$14
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$31,338 - $51,557  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,030  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $8,000  
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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$29,952 - $49,937  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 740
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.71 - $21.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$19.90 - $32.76  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,030  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $8,000  
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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$29,952 - $49,937  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 936
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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 transition into upper-level roles such as Accounting Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Accounting Managers earn $60K on average per year. Career advancement for the typical Accounts Payable Coordinator often leads to becoming an Accounts Payable Supervisor or a Staff Accountant; median salaries in these positions are $6K higher and $5K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Coordinator


Survey results imply that Accounts Payable Coordinators put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, Paying Invoices, Accounts Payable, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Vendor Relations and 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.


Accounts Payable Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $36K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $39K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Accounts Payable Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $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

National Average: $38,530

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

For Accounts Payable Coordinators, Boston provides a pay rate that is 13 percent greater than the national average. Accounts Payable Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Irvine (+12 percent), Philadelphia (+10 percent), Dallas (+9 percent), and New York (+8 percent). With compensation 17 percent below the national average, Pittsburgh is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are St. Louis (11 percent less) and Columbus (4 percent less).

Accounts Payable Coordinator Reviews

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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Experience Affects Accounts Payable Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Coordinator Salaries

Data Analysis
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National Average
$39,000

Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Excel
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Paying Invoices
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Data Entry
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Accounts Receivable
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Vendor Relations
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 312 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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