Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary

The majority of Accounts Payable Supervisors in the United States — just below three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $34K to $66K per year, and the median is $49K per year. Total incomes of Accounts Payable Supervisors incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $6K from bonuses and close to $6K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $34K and $66K. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Accounts Payable Supervisors (87 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$37,489 - $66,179
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$66K
MEDIAN: $49,130
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90%

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$14.64 - $25.69
(Median)
$15
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$37,489 - $66,179  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,930  
Profit Sharing
$513 - $6,411  
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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$34,485 - $66,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,098
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.64 - $25.69  
   
Overtime
$20.48 - $38.81  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,930  
   
Profit Sharing
$513 - $6,411  
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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$34,485 - $66,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 375
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Job Description for Accounts Payable Supervisor

  • Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records.
  • Verify the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.
  • Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete.

Common Career Paths for Accounts Payable Supervisor


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Accounts Payable Supervisors who transition into an Accounting Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $60K per year. Many Accounts Payable Supervisors go on to become Accounts Payable Managers or Staff Accountants despite the fact that median compensation in those roles is reportedly $5K lower and $5K lower, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Supervisor


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in People Management, Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. It is often found that people who know Accounts Payable are also skilled in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Supervisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Accounts Payable Supervisors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $44K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $48K. On average, Accounts Payable Supervisors make $49K following one to two decades on the job. As Accounts Payable Supervisors reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $52K.

Pay Difference by Location


Accounts Payable Supervisors will find that Boston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 33 percent. Accounts Payable Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+22 percent), Los Angeles (+16 percent), New York (+13 percent), and Minneapolis (+13 percent). The lowest-paying market is Austin, which sits 4 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 4 percent less in Indianapolis and 3 percent less in Atlanta, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Accounts Payable Supervisor Salaries




National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Supervisor Salaries

People Management
up arrow 11%

Accounting
up arrow 4%

Accounts Payable
0%

National Average
$48,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
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Microsoft Excel
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Account Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 274 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 13%
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