Accounts Receivable Analyst Salary

Accounts Receivable Analysts in the United States take home approximately $46K annually on average. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most Accounts Receivable Analysts survey respondents are women (78 percent). Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,007 - $60,004
$34K
$46K
$60K
MEDIAN: $45,559
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$13.93 - $24.79
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.52
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$0$60K
Salary $34,007 - $60,004
Bonus $592 - $5,160
Profit Sharing $1,017
Total Pay (?
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$31,809 - $58,700
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 241
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $13.93 - $24.79
Overtime $19.76 - $36.26
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $592 - $5,160
Profit Sharing $1,017
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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$31,809 - $58,700
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 202

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Accounts Receivable Analyst


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Accounts Receivable Analysts who move on to become Financial Analysts may enjoy significant pay raises, as Financial Analysts get paid an average of $55K per year. An Accounts Receivable Manager or a Staff Accountant is a typical transition from an Accounts Receivable Analyst role.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Receivable Analyst


Survey results suggest that Accounts Receivable Analysts use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Reconciliation, Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and bill collections are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service. For most people, competency in Accounts Receivable indicates knowledge of Data Analysis and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Receivable Analyst

Pay by Experience for an Accounts Receivable Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounts Receivable Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 233 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounts Receivable Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Accounts Receivable Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 134 salaries. An Accounts Receivable Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 67 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,876

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, 41 percent higher than the national average. Accounts Receivable Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Charlotte (+12 percent) and Boston (+8 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Accounts Receivable Analyst's salary, with Phoenix Accounts Receivable Analysts earning salaries that are 22 percent less than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in San Antonio and Los Angeles (16 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively).

Accounts Receivable Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accounts Receivable Analyst?

Accounts Receivable Analyst in Santa Clara:
Pros:
Cons: Biggest con is I sit all day. The work is boring and can get monotonous. Sometimes I have nothing to do.

Accounts Receivable Analyst in Atlanta:
Pros: Fun atmosphere, young employees,
Cons: Stressful, fast paced, low pay,

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Key Stats for Accounts Receivable Analyst

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Accounts Receivable Analyst Salaries

▲4%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$43,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Analyst Salaries

Reconciliation
▲4%




National Average
$43,000


Billing
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Collections
▼2%

Customer Service
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 18%
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