Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salary

Just under three-fifths of Accounts Receivable Supervisors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $33K to $65K per year, but median earnings come to around $49K per year. In the world of Accounts Receivable Supervisors, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $10K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $33K and $65K. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Accounts Receivable Supervisors (87 percent) who responded to the survey are women. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Accounts Receivable Supervisors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$36,594 - $65,344
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,542
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50%
90%

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$13.82 - $24.81
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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
$36,594 - $65,344  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,076  
Profit Sharing
$432.43 - $10,304  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,000  
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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$33,305 - $64,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 586
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.82 - $24.81  
   
Overtime
$18.24 - $35.84  
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 - $5,076  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$432.43 - $10,304  
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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$33,305 - $64,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 277
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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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As Accounts Receivable Supervisors transition into upper-level roles such as Accounting Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Accounting Managers earn $60K on average per year. 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 skilled in Accounts Receivable are similarly competent in Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Receivable Supervisor

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $43K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $45K. Accounts Receivable Supervisors bring in $49K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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 $51K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Accounts Receivable Supervisors, working in the bustling city of Dallas has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Accounts Receivable Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+18 percent), Toledo (+12 percent), Atlanta (+9 percent), and New York (+9 percent). With compensation 13 percent below the national average, Las Vegas is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Birmingham (12 percent lower) and Indianapolis (9 percent lower).

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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

Microsoft Excel
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Billing
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Accounts Receivable
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Microsoft Word
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Quickbooks
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 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
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 15%
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