A Bookkeeper, Payroll earns an average wage of $16.13 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are General Ledger Accounting and Human Resources.

$29,055 - $57,734
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$29K
$43K
$58K
MEDIAN: $43,174
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$11.94 - $22.00
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$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,055 - $57,734  
   
Bonus
$406.95 - $4,861  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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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$25,866 - $53,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 236
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $22.00  
   
Overtime
$19.20 - $38.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$406.95 - $4,861  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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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$25,866 - $53,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 403
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper, Payroll

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,739

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Experience Affects Bookkeeper, Payroll Salaries




National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Bookkeeper, Payroll Salaries



Payroll Administration
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Bookkeeping
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ADP Payroll System
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National Average
$37,000

Accounts Payable
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Accounts Receivable
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Microsoft Excel
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Quickbooks
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Microsoft Office
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Payroll Tax Compliance
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Office Administration
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Account Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
medical benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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