Accounts Payable Coordinators in the United States take home an average $17.50 per hour. Total incomes of Accounts Payable Coordinators incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $31K and $50K. Geography and career duration 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. Most Accounts Payable Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Accounts Payable Coordinators who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 86 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$32,914 - $51,917
(Median)
$33K
$41K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,863
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$14.33 - $22.09
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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
$32,914 - $51,917  
   
Bonus
$295.90 - $4,823  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $9,933  
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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$31,155 - $50,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 518
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.33 - $22.09  
   
Overtime
$20.69 - $33.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$295.90 - $4,823  
   
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $9,933  
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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$31,155 - $50,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 666
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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 who transition into an Accounting Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $61K per year. When Accounts Payable Coordinators are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Accounts Payable Supervisors or Staff Accountants. Those roles pay an additional $6K and $5K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Coordinator


Accounts Payable Coordinators report using a deep pool 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Payroll Administration, Vendor Relations, and Accounting. Most people skilled in Accounts Payable are similarly competent in 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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $37K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $40K. 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: $39,238

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For Accounts Payable Coordinators, Boston provides a pay rate that is 23 percent greater than the national average. Accounts Payable Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+10 percent), Dallas (+10 percent), New York (+9 percent), and Philadelphia (+8 percent). The lowest-paying market is Miami, which sits 8 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Tampa (4 percent less) and Nashville (2 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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Microsoft Office
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Accounts Payable
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Paying Invoices
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Data Entry
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$39,000

Microsoft Excel
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General Ledger Accounting
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Accounts Receivable
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Accounting
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Vendor Relations
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Payroll Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 181 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
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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