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Average Accounts Payable Specialist Hourly Pay

$18.76
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,439
Bonus
$1,700
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Accounts Payable Specialist is $18.76.
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$14.75
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$18.76
90%
$24.13
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $24
Bonus
$386 - $4,482
Profit Sharing
$488 - $4,932
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$31,876 - $54,179
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What Do Accounts Payable Specialists Do?

Accounts Payable Specialist Tasks
  • Analyze, prioritize, code and pay bills and invoices, managing vendor or supplier expectations.
  • Make timely payments for internal vouchers and expenses.
  • Reconcile financial statements and forecasts, maintaining files for accounts.
  • Answer inquiries from vendors, suppliers, and employees, and research discrepancies.
  • Write and send checks, recording transactions on internal systems.

Job Satisfaction for Accounts Payable Specialist

3.8 out of 5
(1,541)
Highly Satisfied
70Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Accounts Payable Specialist are from the companies Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Visiting Nurse Services of Rochester and Partners Healthcare Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Northwest Motorsport where the average pay is $24.98. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Ametek, Inc. and HCA, Inc., earning around $23.17 and $19.19, respectively. Planned Parenthood pays the lowest at around $15.75. Visiting Nurse Services of Rochester and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.01 and $16.71, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Specialists?

Skills in Vendor Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Data Entry, Paying Invoices and Accounts Payable.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Specialists?

An entry-level Accounts Payable Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.68 based on 173 salaries. An early career Accounts Payable Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.81 based on 2,302 salaries. A mid-career Accounts Payable Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.88 based on 1,454 salaries. An experienced Accounts Payable Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.55 based on 2,229 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Accounts Payable Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 18.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (14.6% more) and Houston, Texas (10.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (9.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 7,788 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.2%
Early Career
29.6%
Mid Career
18.7%
Experienced
28.6%
Late Career
20.9%