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Accounts Receivable Supervisor Salary

With a little over a half of Accounts Receivable Supervisors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Accounts Receivable Supervisors is $48K annually and can range from $33K on the lower end to $64K per year near the higher end. Total cash compensation to Accounts Receivable Supervisors approaches anywhere from $33K on the lower end to $64K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $5K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Accounts Receivable Supervisors who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 87 percent. 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 the larger part. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,157 - $65,413
(Median)
$36K
$48K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,294
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50%
90%

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$13.60 - $24.64
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
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
$36,157 - $65,413  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,045  
Profit Sharing
$439.90 - $10,137  
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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$32,970 - $64,347  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 571
National Hourly Rate 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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.60 - $24.64  
   
Overtime
$17.53 - $35.59  
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 - $5,045  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $12,208  
Profit Sharing
$439.90 - $10,137  
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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$32,970 - $64,347  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 280

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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 progress into high-paying roles like Accounting Manager, where median compensation is $59K 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 report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Collections, Billing, Microsoft Excel, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word. Most people experienced in 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Accounts Receivable Supervisors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $42K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $45K on average. For Accounts Receivable Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $49K. Accounts Receivable Supervisors with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $51K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Accounts Receivable Supervisors, Dallas provides a pay rate that is 19 percent greater than the national average. Accounts Receivable Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+17 percent), New York (+9 percent), Chicago (+7 percent), and Richmond (+5 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 13 percent south of the national average, can be found in Las Vegas. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Indianapolis (9 percent less) and Baltimore (6 percent less).

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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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Billing
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National Average
$46,000

Accounts Receivable
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 183 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 16%
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