Bookkeeper with Payroll Administration Skills Salary

Bookkeepers with Payroll Administration skills take home an average $16.99 per hour. In the world of Bookkeepers with Payroll Administration skills, overall income ranges from $26K near the bottom to $55K at the top; this can include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to just over two-fifths, and nearly one in four earn dental coverage. For the most part, Bookkeepers with Payroll Administration skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$28,972 - $58,866
$29K
$43K
$59K
MEDIAN: $42,547
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$12.20 - $24.97
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$0$58K
Salary $28,972 - $58,866
Bonus $297.99 - $4,991
Profit Sharing $496.65 - $7,047
Commission $1,200
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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$26,251 - $55,396
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 684
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.20 - $24.97
Hourly Tips $1.25
Overtime $17.56 - $35.46
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $297.99 - $4,991
Commission $1,200
Profit Sharing $496.65 - $7,047
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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$26,251 - $55,396
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,520

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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

Pay by Experience for a Bookkeeper has a positive trend. An entry-level Bookkeeper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 653 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bookkeeper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 563 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 852 salaries. A Bookkeeper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 648 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,277

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Bookkeepers with Payroll Administration skills will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 32 percent. Bookkeepers with Payroll Administration skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Austin (+21 percent), Chicago (+18 percent), Anchorage (+15 percent), and Sacramento (+14 percent). Falling short of the national average by 3 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Dallas.

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 511 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
31%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries

▲8%

Experienced
▲5%

▼0%

National Average
$38,000

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 511 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 56%
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