How much does an Accounts Payable Supervisor make in the United States? The average Accounts Payable Supervisor salary in the United States is $75,308 as of March 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $66,554 and $86,556. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Accounts Payable Supervisor Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary $58,585 US March 26, 2024
25th Percentile Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary $66,554 US March 26, 2024
50th Percentile Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary $75,308 US March 26, 2024
75th Percentile Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary $86,556 US March 26, 2024
90th Percentile Accounts Payable Supervisor Salary $96,798 US March 26, 2024
25% $66,554 10% $58,585 90% $96,798 75% $86,556 $75,308 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does an Accounts Payable Supervisor need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.


Leadership: Knowledge of and ability to employ effective strategies that motivate and guide other members within our business to achieve optimum results.


Invoice Processing: Managing supplier invoices from receipt to payment to post invoices to the general ledger.


Internal Control: Internal control, as defined by accounting and auditing, is a process for assuring of an organization's objectives in operational effectiveness and efficiency, reliable financial reporting, and compliance with laws, regulations and policies.

Leadership 2.55%
Invoice Processing 0.81%
Internal Control 1.35%
Others 95.29%

Job Description for Accounts Payable Supervisor

Accounts Payable Supervisor is responsible for supervising and guiding the day-to-day operational activities of an accounts payable function. Maintains and reconciles accounts payable ledger to validate charges and ensure accurate and timely payments. Being an Accounts Payable Supervisor prepares and evaluates applicable accounting reports to identify trends, inefficiencies, and opportunities for cost-savings and relays the conclusions to management. Implements standard operating procedures to maintain accurate financial records and compliance with accounting policies. Additionally, Accounts Payable Supervisor investigates and resolves discrepancies in billings and payments. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. The Accounts Payable Supervisor supervises a small group of para-professional staff in an organization characterized by highly transactional or repetitive processes. Contributes to the development of processes and procedures. To be an Accounts Payable Supervisor typically requires 3 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area under supervision. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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Career Path for Accounts Payable Supervisor

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Accounts Payable Supervisor, the upper level is Accounts Payable Senior Supervisor and then progresses to Accounts Payable Manager.

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Accounts Payable Supervisor salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Accounts Payable Supervisor, the highest Accounts Payable Supervisor salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Accounts Payable Supervisor salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Accounts Payable Supervisor salary is in Miami, FL, where the Accounts Payable Supervisor salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average

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