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Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salary

Accounts Receivable Supervisors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just over a half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $33K to $64K per year, median earnings come to $48K per year. Total cash compensation to Accounts Receivable Supervisors approaches anywhere from $33K on the lower end to $64K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $5K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Accounts Receivable Supervisors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. There are far more female Accounts Receivable Supervisors who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 87 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$36,159 - $65,062
(Median)
$36K
$48K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,090
10%
50%
90%

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$13.57 - $24.66
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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
Salary
$36,159 - $65,062  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,065  
Profit Sharing
$439.90 - $10,137  
Commission
$0.00 - $12,208  
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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$32,889 - $64,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 572
National Hourly Rate 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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $24.66  
   
Overtime
$17.49 - $35.76  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,065  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $12,208  
Profit Sharing
$439.90 - $10,137  
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).
)
$32,889 - $64,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 276

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Job Description for Accounts Receivable Supervisor

Accounts receivable managers oversee the billing, posting, and collecting of assigned accounts. Main responsibilities include processing claims, managing reports, ensuring late charge billing is done on time, communicating billing issues, auditing accounts, preparing billing adjustments, and ensuring invoices are printed, sorted, and distributed. They should also be prepared to provide relevant training and supervision to staff. Additionally, the supervisor is responsible for planning all aspects of accounts receivable personnel, including holding monthly meetings to review policies and procedures, addressing discrepancies, and recommending changes. An accounts receivable supervisor also must maintain knowledge of current billing and collection regulations, as well as all policies and procedures. They must make effective use of time, materials, and resources by planning, scheduling, and organizing work.

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Accounts Receivable Supervisor Tasks

  • Recruit, train, mentor and evaluate all Accounts Receivable/collection staff.
  • Supervise all the day-to-day Accounts Receivable and Collection activities.
  • Assist Accounts Receivable Manager with analyzing Accounts Receivable reports.

Common Career Paths for Accounts Receivable Supervisor


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At the upper end, Accounts Receivable Supervisors who move into an Accounting Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Accounting Managers is a much higher $59K per year. The most common career progression for Accounts Receivable Supervisors leads to becoming an Accounts Receivable Manager, where pay is typically $43K. However, many Accounts Receivable Supervisors also opt to become Collections Managers, a position that pays $49K on average.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Receivable Supervisor


Job skills reported by Accounts Receivable Supervisors are limited. Most notably, skills in Collections, Billing, Microsoft Excel, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word. Most people who know Accounts Receivable also know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Receivable Supervisor

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


For Accounts Receivable Supervisors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $45K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $42K. Accounts Receivable Supervisors see a median salary of $49K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Accounts Receivable Supervisors who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $51K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Accounts Receivable Supervisors, busy Dallas offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 20 percent above the national average. Accounts Receivable Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+17 percent), New York (+9 percent), Chicago (+5 percent), and Richmond (+5 percent). The lowest-paying market is Las Vegas, which sits 13 percent below the national average. Employers in Indianapolis and Baltimore also lean toward paying below-median salaries (9 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salaries



National Average
$46,000



Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salaries

Collections
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National Average
$46,000

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Microsoft Excel
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Billing
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 190 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 16%