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Accounts Receivable Analyst Salary

Pay for Accounts Receivable Analysts in the United States is very modest at just $43K per year. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Accounts Receivable Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Accounts Receivable Analysts making up 78 percent. A large number have medical and dental plans, and the larger part have vision insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$32,488 - $58,343
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$32K
$43K
$58K
MEDIAN: $43,257
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$12.16 - $21.41
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,488 - $58,343  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $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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$28,086 - $54,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 290
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $21.41  
   
Overtime
$18.43 - $31.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $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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$28,086 - $54,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 272
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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 usually experience a big boost in pay as they move up the career ladder to upper-level roles like Financial Analyst. The average pay for a Financial Analyst is $54K annually. Accounts Receivable Analysts most often move into positions as Accounts Receivable Managers or Accounts Receivable Supervisors; those groups report median salaries that are $3K higher and $3K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Receivable Analyst


Survey results imply that Accounts Receivable Analysts put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Billing, Collections, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 9 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office. The majority of those who know Accounts Receivable also 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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $37K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $40K. Accounts Receivable Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $42K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Accounts Receivable Analyst with more than 20 years of experience can earn $46K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 48 percent, Accounts Receivable Analysts in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Accounts Receivable Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+13 percent), Atlanta (+7 percent), Philadelphia (+5 percent), and Chicago (+1 percent).

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Experience Affects Accounts Receivable Analyst Salaries




National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Analyst Salaries

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$40,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 14%