Accounts Receivable Analyst Salary

The average Accounts Receivable Analyst in the United States earns approximately $44K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,808 - $57,400
(Median)
$34K
$44K
$57K
MEDIAN: $43,507
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$12.61 - $21.92
(Median)
$13
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,808 - $57,400  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,840  
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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$29,222 - $54,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 312
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.61 - $21.92  
   
Overtime
$19.52 - $32.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,840  
   
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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$29,222 - $54,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 278
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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 who move on to become Financial Analysts may enjoy significant pay raises, as Financial Analysts get paid an average of $54K per year. A common career progression for an Accounts Receivable Analyst is to become an Accounts Receivable Manager or an Accounts Receivable Supervisor. Compared to Accounts Receivable Analysts, the first group earns $2K more on average, and the second group earns $3K more.

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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 Billing, Data Analysis, Collections, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 7 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office. For most people, competency in Accounts Receivable indicates knowledge of 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.


Accounts Receivable Analysts do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $38K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $41K. Accounts Receivable Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $43K. Accounts Receivable Analysts who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $46K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Accounts Receivable Analysts, 46 percent above the national average. Accounts Receivable Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Charlotte (+19 percent), New York (+11 percent), Atlanta (+6 percent), and Austin (+3 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




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Analyst Salaries

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Microsoft Excel
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Collections
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National Average
$41,000

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 16%
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