An Entry-Level Accounts Receivable Specialist earns an average wage of $15.59 per hour.

$30,057 - $50,885
(Median)
$30K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,342
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$12.18 - $19.63
(Median)
$12
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$30,057 - $50,885  
   
Bonus
$275.00 - $4,250  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
Commission
$1,000  
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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$26,626 - $45,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 441
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.18 - $19.63  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.63  
Overtime
$18.20 - $30.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$275.00 - $4,250  
   
Commission
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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).
)
$26,626 - $45,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 994
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,977

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Accounts Receivable Specialist Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Accounts Receivable Specialist in Kansas City:
"Business To Business."
Ask as many questions as you can. Each day brings something different and new. Enjoy learning about process and procedure. Understand when deadlines are for your level of responsibility when it comes to month end reporting.

Accounts Receivable Specialist in Morristown:
"What I Wish I Knew Before I Went To College."
Continuing education is key - don't limit yourself when you graduate to one type of job - see where the future takes you.

Accounts Receivable Specialist in Chicago:
"Reliable, Pro-Active, Communicate, Dedicate."
Provide great communication and always be pro-active and resolve the matter as it was your own issue.

Accounts Receivable Specialist in Baton Rouge:
"I Wish I'd Have Been A CPA."
Stay away from medical field. Outsourcing is happening more and more. Insurance companies have too many hoops to jump through in order to get a claim paid. The amount that insurance companies pay to the provider is so much lower than it was 10-15 years ago. It's a sad sad situation.

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Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Specialist Salaries

Credit Control
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Accounting
up arrow 3%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%

bill collections
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
0%

Billing
0%

National Average
$35,000

Quickbooks
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Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Insurance
up arrow 6%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Medical Coding
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 191 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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