Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salary (United States)

With a little more than half of Accounts Receivable Supervisors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $32,593 to $62,760 per year and averages out to $45,773 annually. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salary (?
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$35,957 - $63,370
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $47,323
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Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salary (?
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$13.51 - $24.56
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,957 - $63,370  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,030  
Profit Sharing
$456.15 - $9,863  
Commission
$0.00 - $12,208  
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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$32,593 - $62,760  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 566
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.51 - $24.56  
   
Overtime
$17.82 - $35.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,030  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $12,208  
Profit Sharing
$456.15 - $9,863  
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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$32,593 - $62,760  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 266
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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 may receive a large increase in pay with career advancement. Those who transition into an upper level Accounting Manager position may earn an additional $13,190 per year. An Accounts Receivable Manager role is the most common promotion for Accounts Receivable Supervisors moving up the ladder. Unfortunately, pay drops by $3,145 upon moving into this role. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Accounts Receivable Supervisors is a Collections Manager position, where earnings go up by $2,804.

Accounts Receivable Supervisor Job Listings

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Popular Skills for Accounts Receivable Supervisor

Survey takers who work as Accounts Receivable Supervisors report a focused set of job skills. Those proficient in Accounts Receivable are, more often than not, 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.
In most cases, Accounts Receivable Supervisors can expect only incremental pay growth as they advance in their careers. Standard salaries begin at $42K and can reach $45K after five to 10 years. Those who spend a decent amount of time in this profession—one to two decades—usually make about $49K. Salary increase slows as Accounts Receivable Supervisors pass 20 years in their field, with average salaries hovering around $51K. Those with more than 20 years of experience are scarcest in the field. Most typically, Accounts Receivable Supervisors report having spent one to 10 years on the job followed by those with 10 to 20 years.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$46,000
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Surpassing the national average by 20 percent, Accounts Receivable Supervisors in San Diego receive some of the highest pay in the country. Also paying near the top of the field are Dallas, New York, Richmond, and Chicago, where Accounts Receivable Supervisors annually earn 15 percent, 9 percent, 7 percent, and 6 percent more than the national average. With compensation 14 percent below the national average, Las Vegas is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Indianapolis and Phoenix (-10 percent and -4 percent, respectively).

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Experience Affects Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salaries

National Average
$46,000

Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salaries

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$46,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%
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