Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary

Accounts Payable Supervisors who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just under three-fifths of Accounts Payable Supervisors. Pay fluctuates from $34K to $66K per year, but expected earnings average $49K annually. Total cash compensation for Accounts Payable Supervisors runs from $34K to $66K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $6K and profit sharing that can reach almost $7K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Job satisfaction for Accounts Payable Supervisors is high. Accounts Payable Supervisors who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 87 percent. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$36,939 - $66,029
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$66K
MEDIAN: $48,662
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90%

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$14.66 - $25.47
(Median)
$15
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
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50%
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
$36,939 - $66,029  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,877  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $6,500  
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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$34,249 - $65,799  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,069
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.66 - $25.47  
   
Overtime
$19.47 - $38.36  
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 - $5,877  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $6,500  
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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$34,249 - $65,799  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 364

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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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For Accounts Payable Supervisors, progressing to an Assistant Controller role may result in a significant raise. On average, an Assistant Controller can earn $63K annually. A lot of Accounts Payable Supervisors advance their careers by becoming Accounts Payable Managers and Staff Accountants. However, those positions offer $4K less and $4K less per year on average.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Supervisor


Accounts Payable Supervisors report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in People Management, Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Those familiar with Accounts Payable also tend to know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Supervisor

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


Accounts Payable Supervisors with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $44K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $48K. For Accounts Payable Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $49K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Accounts Payable Supervisor with more than 20 years of experience can earn $52K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Accounts Payable Supervisors, Boston provides a pay rate that is 34 percent greater than the national average. Accounts Payable Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+22 percent), Seattle (+19 percent), Charlotte (+14 percent), and Minneapolis (+11 percent). Trailing the national average by 4 percent, Indianapolis is the market with the smallest paychecks. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are Atlanta and Austin (3 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Accounts Payable Supervisor Salaries




National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Supervisor Salaries

People Management
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Accounting
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Accounts Payable
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National Average
$48,000

Microsoft Office
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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 288 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
37%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%