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Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary

Accounts Payable Supervisors in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and just below three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $49K per year, but may range from $34K to $66K per year. With some bonuses approaching $6K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $7K, overall incomes of Accounts Payable Supervisors spread between $34K and $66K depending on individual performance. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 87 percent of Accounts Payable Supervisors are female. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$36,985 - $65,806
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$66K
MEDIAN: $48,824
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$14.70 - $25.61
(Median)
$15
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$36,985 - $65,806  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,779  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $6,544  
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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$34,365 - $65,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,083
National Hourly Rate 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$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.70 - $25.61  
   
Overtime
$20.46 - $38.99  
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 - $5,779  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $6,544  
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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$34,365 - $65,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 373
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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 a much higher $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 $5K lower, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Supervisor


Survey results suggest that Accounts Payable Supervisors put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in People Management, Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Microsoft Office 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.


For Accounts Payable Supervisors, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $44K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $48K. On average, Accounts Payable Supervisors make $49K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $52K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 35 percent, Accounts Payable Supervisors in Boston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Accounts Payable Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+19 percent), New York (+13 percent), Minneapolis (+12 percent), and Los Angeles (+12 percent). The lowest-paying market is Indianapolis, which sits 4 percent below the national average.

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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 12%

Accounting
up arrow 4%

Accounts Payable
0%

National Average
$48,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
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Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Account Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 278 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: 12%
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