Entry-Level Accounts Payable Specialist Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Accounts Payable Specialists sits in the ballpark of $16.81 per hour. A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Accounts Payable Specialists. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$31,186 - $51,026
$31K
$40K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,800
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$13.64 - $20.98
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MEDIAN: $16.81
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$0$51K
Salary $31,186 - $51,026
Bonus $436.31 - $4,057
Profit Sharing $1,024
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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$29,464 - $48,395
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 585
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $13.64 - $20.98
Overtime $19.82 - $33.42
Annual Data $0$48K
Bonus $436.31 - $4,057
Profit Sharing $1,024
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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$29,464 - $48,395
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,110

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,009

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

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Accounts Payable Specialists that is 34 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Accounts Payable Specialists will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+20 percent), New York (+19 percent), Denver (+12 percent), and Seattle (+11 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Charlotte, 8 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Indianapolis (6 percent less) and Dallas (3 percent less).

Accounts Payable Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Accounts Payable Specialist in Sarasota:
"Be approachable."
Concentrate on the numbers and not the people.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Traverse City:
"I WISH I WOULD HAVE KNOWN THAT THE ABILITY TO ADVANCE."
GET MORE EDUCATION. MAKE SURE YOU UNDERSTAND THE ADVANCEMENT LIMITS BEFORE YOU HIRE IN.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Alpharetta:
Ask questions, take notes, & look for improvements. Never accept that just because it has been done this way in the past is the only way. Process improvements are value added.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Albuquerque:
"Stress level."
Don't get involved with co-workers.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Dallas:
"Pay raises."
Take classes and be as educated as possible in Accounting. Get certified. Ask ahead of time if there are pay raises or opportunities for advancement.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Overland Park:
"Financial reporting."
Pay attention to details. Be consistent. Maintain a good customer service attitude. Be flexible.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Whippany:
"Estimate Salary."
I would like to know if I am in the range of what I should be making.

Key Stats for Accounts Payable Specialist

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 273 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries

Microsoft Dynamics GP
▲4%

Payroll Administration
▲2%

National Average
$37,000

Accounts Payable
▼1%

Paying Invoices
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▼1%

Vendor Relations
▼2%


Oracle
▼2%

▼3%





▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 273 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 19%
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