The average Accounts Receivable Coordinator in the United States earns approximately $16.85 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. There are far more female Accounts Receivable Coordinators who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 89 percent. Most Accounts Receivable Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,027 - $55,552
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MEDIAN: $41,106
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$13.18 - $21.16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$32,027 - $55,552  
   
Bonus
$481.24 - $6,082  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$29,799 - $50,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 220
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $21.16  
   
Overtime
$18.82 - $32.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$481.24 - $6,082  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$29,799 - $50,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 331
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Job Description for Accounts Receivable Coordinator

The accounts receivable coordinator is typically responsible for all aspects of the account department. This includes processing customer invoicing and other administrative duties. Normally, an accounts receivable coordinator is responsible for correctly processing and recording customer payments and checks on a regular basis. They also must be a good communicator to work with the customers and get payment for overdue invoices. Additionally, they must know how to use relevant software programs for processing invoices and recording data; they also should know how to resolve discrepancies related to invoices. Also, these coordinators need to be able to answer phone calls in a friendly and professional manner. They also need to be able to perform any back-up duties as needed with the accounting team and be able to support that team with project-based assignments.

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Accounts Receivable Coordinator Tasks

  • Monitor overdue accounts, receive payments and post amounts paid to customer accounts.
  • Prepare 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 Coordinator


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Accounts Receivable Coordinators who transition into new roles such as Staff Accountant may see a slight upturn in salary. The average Staff Accountant earns $44K per year. Career advancement for the typical Accounts Receivable Coordinator often leads to becoming an Accounts Receivable Manager or an Accounts Receivable Supervisor; median salaries in these positions are $5K higher and $6K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Receivable Coordinator


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Credit Control, Accounts Payable, Microsoft Office, and Collections are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word. Those proficient in Accounts Receivable are, more often than not, also skilled in Billing and Collections.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Receivable Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $36K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $38K. On average, Accounts Receivable Coordinators make $41K following one to two decades on the job. Accounts Receivable Coordinators who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,671

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

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Accounts Receivable Coordinators, 19 percent higher than the national average. Accounts Receivable Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+15 percent), Denver (+13 percent), St. Louis (+13 percent), and Indianapolis (+7 percent). Cleveland is the lowest-paying area, 8 percent south of the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Baton Rouge (7 percent lower) and Philadelphia (5 percent lower).

Accounts Receivable Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as an Accounts Receivable Coordinator?

Accounts Receivable Coordinator in Dallas:
"I work in a stress free environment."
Pros: My manager is laid back. I am not micromanaged. Work with awesome coworkers in a fun upbeat environment.
Cons: The commute.

Accounts Receivable Coordinator in Santa Barbara:
"Perks."
Pros: This is a low stress job that doesn't require you to work outside of the office. There are a lot of perks for an entry level job and the vacation time is great. The office has a great culture that adjusts when needed and makes everyone feel welcome.

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Experience Affects Accounts Receivable Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Coordinator Salaries

Credit Control
up arrow 9%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Collections
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
0%

Billing
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$38,000

bill collections
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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