Average Salary for Paychex, Inc. Employees

Paychex, Inc. is a engineering and management services firm headquartered in Rochester, N.Y. that hires for Human Resources Generalist positions, Human Resources Consultant roles, and more. Paychex, Inc. employees bring home $53K per year on average. Your experience level plays the largest role in compensation at Paychex, Inc., but what you do at the company and geography affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Rochester, New York 14625


Engineering and management services, Business process outsourcing

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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $57K annually. The largest slice of the Paychex, Inc. workforce (33 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $44K per year.


The highest paychecks go to Human Resources Consultants, who earn an average $70K annually, closely trailed by Customer Service Supervisors ($59K), Software Developers (around $57K), and Human Resources Generalists (about $54K). Outside Sales Representatives make an average $36K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $71K per year) can be spotted in Providence, R.I.; the company's headquarter city of Rochester, N.Y. ($62K), Phoenix, Ariz. (approximately $61K), and Nashville, Tenn. ($60K) are the next top-paying cities. St. Louis, Mo. ranks low on the pay scale — at around $38K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of New York; salaries there average to $67K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Health Insurance Agents are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $71K per year. On average, salaries rise to $62K annually for accredited Senior Human Resources Professionals. At Paychex, Inc., employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration receive the highest salaries at approximately $68K.


In this position, it pays to have C# in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $78K per year. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; around one in eight of employees surveyed report using it at work. Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Microsoft Office are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

One-half of employees receive paid vacation, and only 38 percent get sick leave. Paychex, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and almost all workers use this option to save for their retirement. Paychex, Inc. provides health insurance to a large number of workers, and most survey participants do receive dental coverage. Paychex, Inc. folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a stock purchase plan.

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Key Stats for Paychex, Inc.


48 %
52 %
$38,283 - $70,631
$36,525 - $82,926
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

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