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Accounts Receivable Analyst Salary

An average Accounts Receivable Analyst in the United States can expect to take home roughly $43K per year. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number get medical and dental insurance, and a majority get vision plans, too. Most Accounts Receivable Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Accounts Receivable Analysts make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,354 - $58,391
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$43K
$58K
MEDIAN: $43,354
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$12.31 - $21.52
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,354 - $58,391  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,882  
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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$28,500 - $54,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 293
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.31 - $21.52  
   
Overtime
$19.17 - $31.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,882  
   
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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$28,500 - $54,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 270

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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 might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Financial Analyst, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $54K per year. Accounts Receivable Analysts typically move into roles as Accounts Receivable Managers or Accounts Receivable Supervisors, and those positions pay $3K more and $3K more, respectively.

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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 Billing, Collections, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 8 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate 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, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $41K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $38K. Accounts Receivable Analysts with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $43K. As Accounts Receivable Analysts reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $47K.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Accounts Receivable Analysts in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 42 percent above the national average. Accounts Receivable Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+19 percent), Atlanta (+7 percent), Philadelphia (+4 percent), and San Diego (+3 percent). Falling short of the national average by 2 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Dallas.

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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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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 17%