Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary

Accounts Payable Supervisors in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just below three-fifths of Accounts Payable Supervisors. Salaries average out to around $53K annually and spread from $38K to $68K per year. In the world of Accounts Payable Supervisors, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $5K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $38K and $68K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The vast majority (85 percent) of Accounts Payable Supervisors who took the survey are female. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,383 - $68,727
$39K
$53K
$69K
MEDIAN: $52,937
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50%
90%

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$16.59 - $27.98
$17
$21
$28
MEDIAN: $21.21
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$0$68K
Salary $39,383 - $68,727
Bonus $701 - $7,977
Profit Sharing $586 - $5,103
Commission $1,875
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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$38,308 - $68,331
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 804
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $16.59 - $27.98
Overtime $23.13 - $36.81
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $701 - $7,977
Commission $1,875
Profit Sharing $586 - $5,103
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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$38,308 - $68,331
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 317

Job Description for Accounts Payable Supervisor

Accounts payable supervisors typically lead teams of staff members in accounts payable departments for their organizations, as well as facilitate monthly reports using accounting applications and software and prepare their departments for a variety of auditing processes. Problem-solving skills are important in this position, and they may need to provide support and thorough analyses to senior accountants within the organization.

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Accounts Payable Supervisor Tasks

  • Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete.
  • Verify the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.
  • Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records.

Common Career Paths for Accounts Payable Supervisor


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At the upper end, Accounts Payable Supervisors who move into an Assistant Controller role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Assistant Controllers is a much higher $66K per year. A lot of Accounts Payable Supervisors advance their careers by becoming Accounts Payable Managers and Staff Accountants. However, those positions offer $7K less and $8K less per year on average.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Supervisor


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in People Management, SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling, Accounting, and General Ledger Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Microsoft Outlook as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Word and Account Management also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in Accounts Payable tend to be well versed in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Supervisor

Pay by Experience for an Accounts Payable Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounts Payable Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 316 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounts Payable Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 392 salaries. An experienced Accounts Payable Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 491 salaries. An Accounts Payable Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 235 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,712

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

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Accounts Payable Supervisors, 18 percent higher than the national average. Accounts Payable Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+16 percent), New York (+14 percent), Dallas (+12 percent), and Los Angeles (+11 percent). Austin is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 10 percent. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Phoenix (6 percent lower) and Irvine (2 percent lower).

Accounts Payable Supervisor Reviews

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

Accounts Payable Supervisor in Mesa:
Pros: ENJOY WHAT I DO-WORK FLEXIBILITY.
Cons: PAY- UPPER MANAGEMENT.

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Key Stats for Accounts Payable Supervisor

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 212 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Accounts Payable Supervisor Salaries

▲3%

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$52,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Supervisor Salaries

People Management
▲15%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▲14%

▼0%



National Average
$52,000

Accounts Payable
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%



▼3%

Customer Service
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼9%

Account Management
▼9%

Microsoft Outlook
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 212 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 13%