Experienced Accounts Payable Specialists can expect to earn an average of $18.06 per hour. Incomes of Experienced Accounts Payable Specialists vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $5K cause paychecks to spread between $32K on the low end and $53K on the high end. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Experienced Accounts Payable Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,923 - $55,306
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$35K
$43K
$55K
MEDIAN: $43,133
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$14.47 - $23.13
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$34,923 - $55,306  
   
Bonus
$693 - $4,961  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $5,190  
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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$31,581 - $52,793  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 670
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.47 - $23.13  
   
Overtime
$20.49 - $34.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$693 - $4,961  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $5,190  
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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$31,581 - $52,793  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,059
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,294

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For Experienced Accounts Payable Specialists, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 23 percent above the national average. Experienced Accounts Payable Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+22 percent), Atlanta (+15 percent), Miami (+11 percent), and San Diego (+9 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 8 percent south of the national average, can be found in Portland. Cleveland and Nashville are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 6 percent less than the median.

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Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries

Oracle
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SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
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Payroll Administration
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Paying Invoices
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
0%

National Average
$40,000

Accounts Payable
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Vendor Relations
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Data Processing
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Customer Service
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Data Entry
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Accounts Receivable
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Quickbooks
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 242 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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