Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salary

Accounts Receivable Supervisors in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with slightly less than three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $49K annually on average but can range from $33K to $65K per year. Overall cash earnings for Accounts Receivable Supervisors stretch from $33K on the lower end to $65K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $5K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. There are far more female Accounts Receivable Supervisors who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 87 percent. Work is enjoyable for Accounts Receivable Supervisors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$36,696 - $65,748
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$66K
MEDIAN: $48,825
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90%

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$13.83 - $24.79
(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
$36,696 - $65,748  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,112  
Profit Sharing
$436.51 - $10,213  
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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$33,338 - $64,862  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 587
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.83 - $24.79  
   
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 - $5,112  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$436.51 - $10,213  
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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$33,338 - $64,862  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 279
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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, Microsoft Excel, Billing, 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. It is often found that people who know Accounts Receivable are also skilled in Microsoft Excel.

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 more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average inexperienced worker earns $43K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $45K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Accounts Receivable Supervisors make a median salary of $49K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $51K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Accounts Receivable Supervisors, working in the bustling city of San Diego 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), Toledo (+11 percent), Atlanta (+9 percent), and New York (+9 percent). Las Vegas ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 14 percent below the national average. Birmingham and Indianapolis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 12 percent lower and 9 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
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National Average
$47,000

Microsoft Excel
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Billing
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Accounts Receivable
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Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Quickbooks
up arrow 38%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 176 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: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 15%
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