Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary

Accounts Payable Supervisors in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just under three-fifths of Accounts Payable Supervisors. Salaries average out to around $50K annually and spread from $35K to $67K per year. In the world of Accounts Payable Supervisors, overall income ranges from $35K near the bottom to $67K at the top; this can include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Accounts Payable Supervisors. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 88 percent of Accounts Payable Supervisors are female. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$37,934 - $66,811
(Median)
$38K
$50K
$67K
MEDIAN: $49,825
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50%
90%

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$14.67 - $26.09
(Median)
$15
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$37,934 - $66,811  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,971  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $9,759  
Commission
$250.00  
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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$35,049 - $66,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,261
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.67 - $26.09  
   
Overtime
$20.43 - $38.39  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,971  
   
Commission
$250.00  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $9,759  
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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$35,049 - $66,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 396
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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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While Accounts Payable Supervisors do not often become Assistant Controllers, the job pays $65K per year on average. 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


Survey takers working as Accounts Payable Supervisors report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Customer Service, Accounting, and Accounts Payable are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 8 percent. Microsoft Outlook and Account Management as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. Those proficient in Accounts Payable are, more often than not, 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Accounts Payable Supervisors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $45K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $49K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $50K in this role. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $52K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,035

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

For Accounts Payable Supervisors, Boston provides a pay rate that is 31 percent greater than the national average. Accounts Payable Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+21 percent), Los Angeles (+18 percent), Seattle (+15 percent), and Minneapolis (+12 percent). Indianapolis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 7 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Austin (5 percent lower) and Atlanta (3 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Accounts Payable Supervisor Salaries




National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Supervisor Salaries

People Management
up arrow 8%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Accounting
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Accounts Payable
0%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Accounts Receivable
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General Ledger Accounting
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Account Management
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Microsoft Outlook
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 280 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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