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 $33,434 to $64,691 per year, typical earnings come to $46,544 per year. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. A strong majority enjoy medical while most get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Accounts Payable Supervisors. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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  
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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  
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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 may receive a large increase in pay with career advancement. Those who transition into an upper level Accounting Manager position may earn an additional $12,418 per year. More commonly, Accounts Payable Supervisors take pay cuts as they move into roles as Accounts Payable Managers or Staff Accountants, making $3,352 or $3,385 less per year, 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. People Management and Accounting are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 15 percent and 6 percent respectively. The majority of those who know 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.
For many Accounts Payable Supervisors, experience and pay seem to be weakly connected; experience does not necessarily lead to more money. After five to 10 years, starting salaries jump from $42K to $46K. Pay amounts to $48K after 10 to 20 years. Wages continue to grow, though somewhat marginally, for Accounts Payable Supervisors after 20 years in the field, and salaries border $50K. Those with more than 20 years of experience are scarcest in the field. Most typically, Accounts Payable Supervisors report having spent one to 10 years on the job followed by those with 10 to 20 years.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$47,000
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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 are a few other cities that offer generous salaries, with Accounts Payable Supervisors earning around 31 percent, 23 percent, 15 percent, and 15 percent more than average. Falling short of the national average by 4 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Indianapolis.

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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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$47,000
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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%
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