$58,552
Avg. Salary
$19.39
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,038

Bonus

$2,948

Profit Sharing

$4,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Accounts Payable Manager is $19.39 per hour.

The average pay for an Accounts Payable Manager is $58,552 per year.

10%
$14.47
10%
$19.39
50%
$26.05
90%
90%
MEDIAN $19.39
10%
$41k
10%
$59k
50%
$84k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $58,552
$40,807 - $83,605
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$84K
MEDIAN: $58,552
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$14.47 - $26.05
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$0$83K
Salary $40,807 - $83,605
Bonus $889 - $10,662
Profit Sharing $467 - $14,453
Commission $4,000
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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$35,677 - $83,304
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,404
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $14.47 - $26.05
Overtime $21.34 - $38.23
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $889 - $10,662
Commission $4,000
Profit Sharing $467 - $14,453
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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$35,677 - $83,304
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 878

Job Description for Accounts Payable Manager

Accounts payable managers handle all the bills and invoices that a company must pay. As such, they must have very strong math and accounting skills. A small mistake can end up costing the company thousands of dollars, so great attention to detail is also essential. In addition, accounts payable managers must be organized and must have excellent computer skills --particularly with Excel and other accounting software.

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Accounts Payable Manager Tasks
  • Manage accounts payable processes and/or team.
  • Analyze AP initiatives for adherence to industry standards and best practices, and pinpoint opportunities for growth and improvement.
  • Oversee management of financial data and procedures related to expenses generated by company, including processing of invoices, cutting of checks, etc.

Common Career Paths for Accounts Payable Manager


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As Accounts Payable Managers transition into upper-level roles such as Financial Controller, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Financial Controllers earn $77K on average per year. An Accounting Manager role is the most common promotion for Accounts Payable Managers moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $61K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Accounts Payable Managers is an Accounts Receivable Manager position, where earnings are usually $43K.

Accounts Payable Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Manager


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, facility with SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling, People Management, and ADP Payroll System are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent, 10 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Quickbooks, Payroll Administration, and Accounts Receivable. Those educated in Accounts Payable tend to be well versed in Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Manager

Pay by Experience for an Accounts Payable Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounts Payable Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 429 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounts Payable Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 523 salaries. An experienced Accounts Payable Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 743 salaries. An Accounts Payable Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 470 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,050

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Accounts Payable Managers, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 40 percent above the national average. Accounts Payable Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+21 percent), Seattle (+14 percent), San Diego (+14 percent), and Los Angeles (+13 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 16 percent south of the national average, can be found in Austin. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Baltimore and St. Louis (15 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Accounts Payable Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accounts Payable Manager?

Accounts Payable Manager in Carrollton:
"Work in Carrollton."
Pros: Carrollton Texas is a booming city with readily available shopping and dining at every corner. Fast access to major highways ensures a simple commute from any direction of the Dallas Metroplex.
Cons: I would always prefer to work very closer to home and the kids school.

Accounts Payable Manager in Redding:
"Feel underpaid."
Pros: Nice people to work for understanding and the have alot of close gatherings and it feels like a family.
Cons: To much stress and not enough pay.

Accounts Payable Manager in Austin:
"Stressful, Corporate culture, heavy work load."
Pros: There is flexibility within management.
Cons: It is stressful, there are constant issues within new software, I don't receive follow ups on issues.

Accounts Payable Manager in New York:
"It's not the position, but the people."
Patience and understanding is needed as somethings might come naturally to you that may not come naturally to others.

Accounts Payable Manager in Venice:
"How to handle large valume of paperwork."
Learn how to streamline large volumes of paper and keep accurate records.

Accounts Payable Manager in St. Louis:
"No job is more important than your mental & physical health."
Find a company to work for that cares about both the customers/clients AND the well-being of their employees.

Accounts Payable Manager in Shreveport:
"Never Let Them See You Sweat."
Be strong and confident in your accounts payable managing skills and do not back down from what you know is right. Once you show your weaker indecisive side the employees will view you as such. It takes a long time to change their views of you no matter how hard you work.

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Key Stats for Accounts Payable Manager

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 614 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Accounts Payable Manager Salaries

▲4%

▲3%

National Average
$54,000

▼3%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Manager Salaries

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▲23%


ADP Payroll System
▲1%



National Average
$54,000


Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Accounting
▼4%

Accounts Payable
▼5%



▼10%



▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 614 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 17%