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Bookkeeper, Payroll Salary

A Bookkeeper, Payroll earns an average wage of $15.38 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Human Resources and ADP Payroll System.

$26,311 - $52,389
(Median)
$26K
$38K
$52K
MEDIAN: $37,836
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$10.61 - $22.48
(Median)
$11
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,311 - $52,389  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,490  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $5,575  
Commission
$0.00 - $203.47  
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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$23,522 - $49,928  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 399
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.61 - $22.48  
   
Overtime
$14.92 - $33.91  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,490  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $203.47  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $5,575  
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).
)
$23,522 - $49,928  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 838

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Job Description for Bookkeeper, Payroll

Larger companies frequently have a specialized accountant employed as a payroll bookkeeper. This payroll specialist ensures everyone working for the company - from salaried managers to hourly employees - are paid accurately and in a timely manner. This person ensures that all payroll deductions are properly assessed and helps maintain their organization's payroll bookkeeping records, so they are kept up to date and comply with federal and state regulations.

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Bookkeeper, Payroll Tasks

  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll.

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Experience Affects Bookkeeper, Payroll Salaries




National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Bookkeeper, Payroll Salaries



Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%

Intuit QuickBooks
up arrow 3%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
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Account Management
0%

National Average
$34,000

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Quickbooks
up arrow 4%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 236 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 48%