Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salary

Accounts Receivable Supervisors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just below three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $34K to $66K per year, median earnings come to $49K annually. Cash earnings for Accounts Receivable Supervisors — including $5K in bonuses and $10K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $34K to $66K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Accounts Receivable Supervisors who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 87 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$36,795 - $66,928
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$67K
MEDIAN: $48,696
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$13.96 - $24.79
(Median)
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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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 who go on to become Accounting Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Accounting Managers is $60K annually. Given that the median pay is $43K, it may be surprising to find that an Accounts Receivable Manager is the most common role for Accounts Receivable Supervisors to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Collections Manager role — which pays $49K — is also typical for Accounts Receivable Supervisors, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Receivable Supervisor


Accounts Receivable Supervisors seem to require a number of specific skills. 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. 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 many Accounts Receivable Supervisors, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $43K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $46K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $49K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $51K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,032

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

For Accounts Receivable Supervisors, working in the bustling city of San Jose has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Accounts Receivable Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+17 percent), San Diego (+17 percent), Atlanta (+12 percent), and New York (+11 percent). Las Vegas is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 16 percent. Birmingham and Indianapolis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 13 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively.

Accounts Receivable Supervisor Reviews

What is it like working as an Accounts Receivable Supervisor?

Accounts Receivable Supervisor in Salinas:
"Slightly Stressful but Good Challenge."
Pros: I appreciate that my team comes to me for advice, I am a go to person. People in the company know me as a fighter, go getter, shark.
Cons: Pay. Not enough. Not able to work from home instead of coming in, I would be able to get more done. Sometimes frustrated when one on my employees mistakes it made and it makes me look bad.

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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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