Accounts Receivable Analyst Salary

Pay for Accounts Receivable Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $44K per year. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Accounts Receivable Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a majority collect vision insurance. Female Accounts Receivable Analysts make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,016 - $57,740
(Median)
$34K
$44K
$58K
MEDIAN: $43,725
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$12.78 - $22.62
(Median)
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$34,016 - $57,740  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,961  
Profit Sharing
$814  
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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$30,103 - $55,417  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 348
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.78 - $22.62  
   
Overtime
$19.45 - $33.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,961  
   
Profit Sharing
$814  
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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$30,103 - $55,417  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 287
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Job Description for Accounts Receivable Analyst

Accounts receivable analysts are responsible for monitoring all aspects of the collection of outstanding debts owed to the company. They maintain records on account activity, as well as review current accounts for unpaid amounts and determine what course of action to take based on a variety of factors such as age, amount of debt, and the customer’s history. They may interact with customers directly resolving outstanding debt or billing issues, including in evaluating the likelihood of (or a timeline for) repayment. Accounts receivable analysts also communicate frequently with management to update them on cash flow issues; cash flow is a key aspect of business management, and accounts receivable analysts are responsible for the ground level of the process to maintain incoming money.

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Accounts Receivable Analyst Tasks

  • Monitor overdue accounts, receive payments and post amounts paid to customer accounts.
  • Preparing statements to credit department if customer fails to respond.
  • Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by mail or telephone.

Common Career Paths for Accounts Receivable Analyst


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Accounts Receivable Analysts often transition into Financial Analyst positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Financial Analysts earn $55K per year. Accounts Receivable Managers or Accounts Receivable Supervisors are common next-step roles for Accounts Receivable Analysts moving up in their careers; annual pay for Accounts Receivable Managers is $2K higher on average, and it's $2K higher for Accounts Receivable Supervisors.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Receivable Analyst


Accounts Receivable Analysts seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Billing, Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Collections are correlated to pay that is above average. For most people, competency in Accounts Receivable indicates knowledge of Data Analysis and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Receivable Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $39K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $42K. On average, Accounts Receivable Analysts make $43K following one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Accounts Receivable Analyst generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $46K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,111

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

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Accounts Receivable Analysts, 49 percent higher than the national average. Accounts Receivable Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+20 percent), Charlotte (+7 percent), Los Angeles (+5 percent), and Atlanta (+5 percent). In Phoenix, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Dallas and Nashville (5 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Accounts Receivable Analyst Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Analyst Salaries

Billing
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Microsoft Excel
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Data Analysis
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Collections
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National Average
$41,000

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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