Entry-Level Accounts Payable Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Accounts Payable Specialists can expect wages of $16.88 per hour on average. Most Entry-Level Accounts Payable Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Female Entry-Level Accounts Payable Specialists make up most of the survey respondents at 79 percent. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,545 - $51,809
$32K
$40K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,075
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90%

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$13.75 - $21.22
$14
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$21
MEDIAN: $16.96
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$0$51K
Salary $31,545 - $51,809
Bonus $425.00 - $4,026
Profit Sharing $197.27 - $4,271
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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$29,736 - $49,144
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 586
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $13.75 - $21.22
Overtime $20.36 - $33.41
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $425.00 - $4,026
Profit Sharing $197.27 - $4,271
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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$29,736 - $49,144
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,147

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

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Accounts Payable Specialist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,331

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

Entry-Level Accounts Payable Specialists will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 33 percent. Entry-Level Accounts Payable Specialists will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+19 percent), New York (+18 percent), Denver (+11 percent), and Seattle (+10 percent). Charlotte ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average. Employers in Indianapolis and Dallas also lean toward paying below-median salaries (6 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

Accounts Payable Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Accounts Payable Specialist in Sarasota:
"Be approachable."
Concentrate on the numbers and not the people.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Traverse City:
"I WISH I WOULD HAVE KNOWN THAT THE ABILITY TO ADVANCE."
GET MORE EDUCATION. MAKE SURE YOU UNDERSTAND THE ADVANCEMENT LIMITS BEFORE YOU HIRE IN.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Alpharetta:
Ask questions, take notes, & look for improvements. Never accept that just because it has been done this way in the past is the only way. Process improvements are value added.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Albuquerque:
"Stress level."
Don't get involved with co-workers.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Dallas:
"Pay raises."
Take classes and be as educated as possible in Accounting. Get certified. Ask ahead of time if there are pay raises or opportunities for advancement.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Overland Park:
"Financial reporting."
Pay attention to details. Be consistent. Maintain a good customer service attitude. Be flexible.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Whippany:
"Estimate Salary."
I would like to know if I am in the range of what I should be making.

Key Stats for Accounts Payable Specialist

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 308 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries

Microsoft Dynamics GP
▲4%

Payroll Administration
▲1%

National Average
$37,000

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▼1%

Accounts Payable
▼2%

Paying Invoices
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Vendor Relations
▼2%

Oracle
▼2%


▼4%





▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 308 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 19%
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