Bookkeeper with Payroll Administration Skills Salary

Average Bookkeepers with Payroll Administration skills make around $16.92 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $5K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $6K, overall incomes of Bookkeepers with Payroll Administration skills spread between $26K and $55K depending on individual performance. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. More than two-fifths enjoy medical while close to a fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one in seven. Most Bookkeepers with Payroll Administration skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,764 - $58,838
$29K
$42K
$59K
MEDIAN: $42,166
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$12.22 - $24.77
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MEDIAN: $16.92
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,764 - $58,838  
   
Bonus
$302.38 - $5,022  
Profit Sharing
$574 - $6,128  
Commission
$1,221  
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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$26,216 - $54,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 676
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.22 - $24.77  
   
Overtime
$18.24 - $35.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$302.38 - $5,022  
   
Commission
$1,221  
Profit Sharing
$574 - $6,128  
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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$26,216 - $54,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,458
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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

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


Bookkeepers with Payroll Administration skills do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $33K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $38K. Bookkeepers with Payroll Administration skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $40K. Bookkeepers with Payroll Administration skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $41K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,149

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

Home to some of the best pay for Bookkeepers with Payroll Administration skills, New York offers exceptional salaries, 32 percent above the national average. Bookkeepers with Payroll Administration skills will also find cushy salaries in Austin (+22 percent), Chicago (+18 percent), Anchorage (+16 percent), and Sacramento (+14 percent). With compensation 3 percent below the national average, Dallas is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 438 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
30%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries

▲8%

Experienced
▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$38,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 438 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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