Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salary

Accounts Receivable Supervisors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — roughly one-half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $36K to $68K per year, median earnings come to $49K per year. Final cash compensation to Accounts Receivable Supervisors varies from around $36K to approximately $68K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $9K and $6K, respectively. Geography and career length 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. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Women make up the vast majority of Accounts Receivable Supervisors (87 percent) who answered the questionnaire. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,808 - $68,417
$38K
$49K
$68K
MEDIAN: $49,489
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$14.59 - $25.05
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MEDIAN: $19.77
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$37,808 - $68,417  
   
Bonus
$795 - $8,758  
Profit Sharing
$781 - $6,017  
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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$35,724 - $67,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 355
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.59 - $25.05  
   
Overtime
$18.63 - $36.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$795 - $8,758  
   
Profit Sharing
$781 - $6,017  
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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$35,724 - $67,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Accounts Receivable Supervisor


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As Accounts Receivable Supervisors transition into upper-level roles such as Accounting Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Accounting Managers earn $61K on average per year. Becoming an Accounts Receivable Manager or a Collections Manager is often the next step for an Accounts Receivable Supervisor.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Receivable Supervisor


Survey results imply that Accounts Receivable Supervisors put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Financial Analysis, bill collections, Accounts Receivable, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Quickbooks as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Word and Financial Reporting also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Accounts Receivable are, more often than not, also skilled in Collections.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Receivable Supervisor

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


Accounts Receivable Supervisors with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $46K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $48K. For Accounts Receivable Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $50K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $52K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,704

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Surpassing the national average by 28 percent, Accounts Receivable Supervisors in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Accounts Receivable Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+17 percent), San Diego (+13 percent), Chicago (+12 percent), and Toledo (+7 percent). With compensation 16 percent below the national average, Birmingham is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 9 percent less in Tulsa and 8 percent less in Orlando, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Accounts Receivable Supervisor Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Accounts Receivable Supervisor

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salaries

▲7%

▲4%

National Average
$49,000

▼2%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲5%

Accounts Receivable
▼0%

bill collections
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

▼1%

Customer Service
▼1%

▼3%

Financial Reporting
▼6%

Microsoft Word
▼20%

Quickbooks
▼40%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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