Average Salary for Paychex, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., Paychex, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the engineering and management services, from Human Resources Generalist to Software Developer. Paychex, Inc. pays its employees $53K per year on average. Paychex, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on what you do at the company, though your experience level and geography are also considered. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Rochester, New York 14625


Engineering and management services, Business process outsourcing

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Performance Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $85K annually; Human Resources Consultants, Customer Service Supervisors, and Software Developers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $70K, $60K, and $57K, respectively. Earning only $39K on average, Payroll Specialists make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $58K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Paychex, Inc. employees (33 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $44K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($71K per year) can be spotted in Providence, R.I.; the company's headquarter city of Rochester, N.Y. (about $64K), Atlanta, Ga. ($60K), and Nashville, Tenn. (around $60K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($38K) in St. Louis, Mo., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, New Hampshire offers the highest pay at $73K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $71K per year for Licensed Health Insurance Agents, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Senior Human Resources Professionals with credentials; these people earn approximately $62K annually on average. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Paychex, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $68K per year.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $56K annually. A common skill in Paychex, Inc.'s work force is Customer Service; roughly an eighth of survey participants report using it on the job. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Only half of survey participants at Paychex, Inc. enjoy paid vacation time, and just 38 percent can take sick leave. Almost all employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For the vast majority of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Paychex, Inc.


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$38,116 - $70,384
$36,630 - $83,542
Less than 1 year
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20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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

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