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Accounts Receivable Analyst Salary

Accounts Receivable Analysts in the United States can expect wages of $43K per year on average. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number have medical and dental plans, and the larger part have vision insurance. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Accounts Receivable Analysts making up 78 percent. The majority of Accounts Receivable Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$33,325 - $58,125
(Median)
$33K
$43K
$58K
MEDIAN: $43,423
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$12.52 - $21.66
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$13
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,325 - $58,125  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,856  
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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$28,798 - $54,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 301
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.52 - $21.66  
   
Overtime
$19.19 - $31.64  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,856  
   
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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$28,798 - $54,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 274

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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 often transition into Financial Analyst positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Financial Analysts earn $54K per year. 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 suggest that Accounts Receivable Analysts put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Billing, Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Collections are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 7 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Accounts Receivable Analysts — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. 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 claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $42K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $46K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Accounts Receivable Analysts, 45 percent higher than the national average. Accounts Receivable Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Charlotte (+19 percent), New York (+15 percent), Atlanta (+6 percent), and Philadelphia (+4 percent). Dallas ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 3 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Accounts Receivable Analyst Salaries




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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 16%
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