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Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary (United States)

Accounts Payable Supervisors in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and slightly less than three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $48K per year, but may range from $34K to $65K per year. In the world of Accounts Payable Supervisors, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $6K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $34K and $65K. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 86 percent of Accounts Payable Supervisors are female. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Accounts Payable Supervisors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary (?
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$36,592 - $65,250
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MEDIAN: $47,884
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Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary (?
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$14.50 - $25.54
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$36,592 - $65,250  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,802  
Profit Sharing
$401.34 - $6,182  
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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$33,948 - $65,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,046
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.50 - $25.54  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $37.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,802  
   
Profit Sharing
$401.34 - $6,182  
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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$33,948 - $65,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 368
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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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At the upper end, Accounts Payable Supervisors who move into an Accounting Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Accounting Managers is $59K per year. Many Accounts Payable Supervisors advance into roles as Accounts Payable Managers or Staff Accountants, but the median salaries are $4K lower and $4K 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, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. 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.
Accounts Payable Supervisors with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $43K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $47K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Accounts Payable Supervisors see a median salary of $48K after reaching one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Accounts Payable Supervisor generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $51K.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$47,000
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With a pay rate for Accounts Payable Supervisors that is 32 percent greater than the national average, Boston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Accounts Payable Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+21 percent), Seattle (+15 percent), Minneapolis (+15 percent), and Los Angeles (+13 percent). Atlanta ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 6 percent below the national average. Workers in Indianapolis and Austin earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (6 percent less and 1 percent less, respectively).

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

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 297 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
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%