Accounts Receivable Analyst Salary

Accounts Receivable Analysts in the United States can expect to earn an average of $43K per year. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Accounts Receivable Analysts is high. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,549 - $57,205

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$12.72 - $21.89

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,549 - $57,205  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,851  
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$29,394 - $54,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 315
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $21.89  
   
Overtime
$19.76 - $32.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,851  
   
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $2,000  
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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$29,394 - $54,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 275
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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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Advancing into a Financial Analyst role seems to be a popular career move for Accounts Receivable Analysts, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $54K per year. A common career progression for an Accounts Receivable Analyst is to become an Accounts Receivable Manager or an Accounts Receivable Supervisor. Compared to Accounts Receivable Analysts, the first group earns $2K more on average, and the second group earns $3K more.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Receivable Analyst


Survey results show that Accounts Receivable Analysts use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Billing, Data Analysis, Collections, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 6 percent. Those familiar with Accounts Receivable also tend to know 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.


For Accounts Receivable Analysts, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $38K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $41K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $43K in this role. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $45K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Accounts Receivable Analysts, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 46 percent above the national average. Accounts Receivable Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Charlotte (+19 percent), New York (+11 percent), Atlanta (+6 percent), and Austin (+3 percent). Falling short of the national average by 3 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Dallas.

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Experience Affects Accounts Receivable Analyst Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Analyst Salaries

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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 109 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 15%
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