Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salary

Slightly less than three-fifths of Accounts Receivable Supervisors in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $34K to $66K per year, and the average comes out to $49K per year. Cash earnings for Accounts Receivable Supervisors — which occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing — stretch from around $34K to approximately $66K. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Accounts Receivable Supervisors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Female Accounts Receivable Supervisors far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$36,795 - $66,928
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$67K
MEDIAN: $48,696
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90%

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$13.96 - $24.79
(Median)
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,795 - $66,928  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,308  
Profit Sharing
$448.99 - $9,933  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$33,856 - $65,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 635
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.96 - $24.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$17.94 - $35.82  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,308  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$448.99 - $9,933  
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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$33,856 - $65,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 282
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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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Accounts Receivable Supervisors' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as an Accounting Manager. The average Accounting Manager brings home $60K 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


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Collections, Billing, Microsoft Excel, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Quickbooks and Microsoft Word as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. For most people, competency in Accounts Receivable indicates knowledge of 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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $43K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $46K on average. For Accounts Receivable Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $49K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $51K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,032

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

San Jose offers some of the highest pay in the country for Accounts Receivable Supervisors, 21 percent above the national average. Accounts Receivable Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+17 percent), San Diego (+17 percent), Atlanta (+12 percent), and New York (+11 percent). Falling short of the national average by 16 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Las Vegas. Below-median salaries also turn up in Birmingham and Indianapolis (13 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salaries



National Average
$47,000



Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salaries

Collections
0%

National Average
$47,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Billing
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Quickbooks
up arrow 38%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 181 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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