Accounts Receivable Analyst Salary

Average Accounts Receivable Analysts in the United States make around $45K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most Accounts Receivable Analysts survey respondents are women (78 percent). Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$34,183 - $60,326
$34K
$46K
$60K
MEDIAN: $45,812
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$14.20 - $25.17
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MEDIAN: $18.64
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$0$60K
Salary $34,183 - $60,326
Bonus $755 - $5,053
Profit Sharing $1,024
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$31,919 - $59,008
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 241
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $14.20 - $25.17
Overtime $20.31 - $35.73
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $755 - $5,053
Profit Sharing $1,024
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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$31,919 - $59,008
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 228

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Job Description for Accounts Receivable Analyst

Accounts receivable analysts are responsible for monitoring all aspects of the collection of outstanding debts owed to the company. They maintain records on account activity, as well as review current accounts for unpaid amounts and determine what course of action to take based on a variety of factors such as age, amount of debt, and the customer’s history. They may interact with customers directly resolving outstanding debt or billing issues, including in evaluating the likelihood of (or a timeline for) repayment. Accounts receivable analysts also communicate frequently with management to update them on cash flow issues; cash flow is a key aspect of business management, and accounts receivable analysts are responsible for the ground level of the process to maintain incoming money.

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Accounts Receivable Analyst Tasks

  • Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by mail or telephone.
  • Preparing statements to credit department if customer fails to respond.
  • Monitor overdue accounts, receive payments and post amounts paid to customer accounts.

Common Career Paths for Accounts Receivable Analyst


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Accounts Receivable Analysts might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Financial Analyst, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $55K per year. It is not uncommon for an Accounts Receivable Analyst to continue on to become an Accounts Receivable Manager or a Staff Accountant.

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Popular Skills for Accounts Receivable Analyst


Survey results imply that Accounts Receivable Analysts put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Reconciliation, Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and bill collections are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service. Most people who know Accounts Receivable also know Data Analysis and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Receivable Analyst

Pay by Experience for an Accounts Receivable Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounts Receivable Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 233 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounts Receivable Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Accounts Receivable Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 134 salaries. An Accounts Receivable Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 67 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,792

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

Surpassing the national average by 41 percent, Accounts Receivable Analysts in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Accounts Receivable Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Charlotte (+12 percent) and Boston (+8 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Accounts Receivable Analysts is geography, with workers in Phoenix earning a whopping 22 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in San Antonio and Los Angeles (16 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively).

Accounts Receivable Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accounts Receivable Analyst?

Accounts Receivable Analyst in Santa Clara:
Pros:
Cons: Biggest con is I sit all day. The work is boring and can get monotonous. Sometimes I have nothing to do.

Accounts Receivable Analyst in Atlanta:
Pros: Fun atmosphere, young employees,
Cons: Stressful, fast paced, low pay,

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Key Stats for Accounts Receivable Analyst

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Accounts Receivable Analyst Salaries

▲4%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$43,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Analyst Salaries

Reconciliation
▲5%




National Average
$43,000


Billing
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Collections
▼2%

Customer Service
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 18%
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