Performance Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $85K annually; Human Resources Consultants come in second with average earnings amounting to around $71K, while Senior Human Resources Generalists and Customer Service Supervisors rank near the top as well ($64K and approximately $58K, respectively). Paychex, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Payroll Specialists ($39K on average).
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $59K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $44K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($72K per year) can be spotted in Bedford, N.H.; Providence, R.I. ($71K), the company's headquarter city of Rochester, N.Y. (around $62K), and Atlanta, Ga. ($60K) are the next top-paying cities. St. Louis, Mo. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $38K. Paychex, Inc. workers in New Hampshire earn the most — $73K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Health Insurance Agents have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $71K per year. On average, salaries rise to approximately $59K annually for accredited Senior Human Resources Professionals. Paychex, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration — these employees rake in around $71K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be C#; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $78K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; one in eight deem it necessary for work. Customer Service, Project Management, and Data Analysis are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Paychex, Inc.; the company rewards only half of survey participants with paid vacation time and only 35 percent with sick leave. Nearly all employees participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all employees, and most survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Paychex, Inc. folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.