Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary (United States)

With more than half of Accounts Payable Supervisors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, the field is heavily weighted towards experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $33,434 to $64,691 per year and averages out to $46,544 annually. Overall cash income ranges from $36,000 near the bottom to $64,896) near the top; it includes potential earnings of $5,689 from bonuses and $7,750 from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority in this profession are lucky enough to receive benefits; most get medical and dental insurance, and a majority get vision plans, too. Most Accounts Payable Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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  
PayScale
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  
PayScale
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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Additional career progression can lead to a hefty increase in pay for Accounts Payable Supervisors. At the upper end, those who move into an Accounting Manager role can bring in an extra $12,418 per year. Accounts Payable Supervisors most often move into positions as Accounts Payable Managers or Staff Accountants, where they typically take pay cuts of $3,352 or $3,385 per year.

Accounts Payable Supervisor Job Listings

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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Supervisor

Survey results imply that Accounts Payable Supervisors put a diverse skill set to use. People Management and Accounting are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 15 percent and 6 percent respectively. Most people 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.
Across the entire workforce, experience and pay tend to be weakly linked—those with more experience do not necessarily bring in much higher salaries. New salaries start at $42K and reach $46K in five to 10 years. After spending one to two decades on the job, pay usually hovers around $48K. Wages do not stop growing after 20 years on the job but they do accelerate at a slower rate, and Accounts Payable Supervisors tend to earn $50K at this point in time. Accounts Payable Supervisors with one to 10 years in the field are most commonly found while those with 10 to 20 years of experience are harder to spot. The rarest group is the one with the most experience to boot—more than 20 years.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
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Accounts Payable Supervisors will find that Boston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 33 percent. 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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$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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