Accounts Receivable Analyst Salary

For Accounts Receivable Analysts, annual average wages total $45K per year. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (80 percent) of Accounts Receivable Analysts who took the survey are female. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$33,948 - $59,056
$34K
$45K
$59K
MEDIAN: $44,831
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$13.65 - $24.45
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MEDIAN: $18.10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,948 - $59,056  
   
Bonus
$587 - $5,106  
Profit Sharing
$800  
Total Pay (?
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$31,143 - $57,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.65 - $24.45  
   
Overtime
$18.82 - $37.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$587 - $5,106  
   
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$31,143 - $57,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 203

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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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Many Accounts Receivable Analysts move into a Financial Analyst role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income 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


Accounts Receivable Analysts report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Reconciliation, Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and bill collections are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people experienced in Accounts Receivable also know 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: $42,275

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

Home to some of the best pay for Accounts Receivable Analysts, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 43 percent above the national average. Accounts Receivable Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Charlotte (+13 percent), Boston (+9 percent), Chicago (+5 percent), and New York (+2 percent). Accounts Receivable Analysts in Phoenix report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 21 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Workers in San Antonio and Los Angeles earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (15 percent less and 14 percent less, respectively).

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Key Stats for Accounts Receivable Analyst

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Accounts Receivable Analyst Salaries

▲5%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
$42,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Analyst Salaries

Reconciliation
▲6%





Collections
▼0%

Billing
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$42,000

Customer Service
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 18%