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Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary (United States)

Accounts Payable Supervisors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just under three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $33K to $65K per year, typical earnings come to $47K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $6K and $8K, respectively — total cash payment to Accounts Payable Supervisors can bottom out near $33K or peak near $65K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and most earn dental coverage. Women account for the majority of Accounts Payable Supervisors — 86 percent to be exact. The majority of Accounts Payable Supervisors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.
Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary (?
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$36,000 - $64,896
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MEDIAN: $47,176
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Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary (?
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$14.30 - $25.35
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$36,000 - $64,896  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,689  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $7,750  
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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$33,434 - $64,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,045
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.30 - $25.35  
   
Overtime
$18.16 - $37.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,689  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $7,750  
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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$33,434 - $64,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 365
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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' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as an Accounting Manager. Accounting Managers bring home $59K per year on average. Accounts Payable Supervisors most often advance into Accounts Payable Manager and Staff Accountant positions even though the median salaries are $3K lower and $3K lower, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Supervisor

Survey results imply that Accounts Payable Supervisors put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in People Management, Accounting, Account Management, and Accounts Payable are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people experienced in Accounts Payable also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Supervisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Accounts Payable Supervisors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $43K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $46K. Accounts Payable Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $48K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $50K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end. The largest share of Accounts Payable Supervisors have one to 10 years of experience, followed by those with 10 to 20 years. Workers who have been working for more than 20 years are the least common.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
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Indianapolis
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For Accounts Payable Supervisors, Boston provides a pay rate that is 33 percent greater than the national average. San Francisco, New York, Minneapolis, and Seattle also offer top salaries for Accounts Payable Supervisors. Workers in these cities can expect to earn about 31 percent, 23 percent, 15 percent, and 15 percent more, respectively. Indianapolis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 4 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Accounts Payable Supervisor Salaries

National Average
$47,000

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Supervisor Salaries

People Management
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Account Management
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Accounts Receivable
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$47,000
Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 300 votes.

Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 12%