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Payroll & Benefits Accountant Salary

The average salary for a Payroll & Benefits Accountant is $49,871 per year. A skill in Payroll Administration is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$35,142 - $63,738
(Median)
$35K
$50K
$64K
MEDIAN: $49,870
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90%

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$14.26 - $26.17
(Median)
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,142 - $63,738  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,748  
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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$33,703 - $62,955  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.26 - $26.17  
   
Overtime
$17.01 - $38.89  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,748  
   
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).
)
$33,703 - $62,955  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Payroll & Benefits Accountant

  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports.
  • Utilize accounting principles to report employee earnings; such as salaries, wages, bonuses, and overtime and payroll taxes as well as employer paid benefits; such as vacation and holidays, various insurance and retirement plans.

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Accountant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
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National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Accountant Salaries

Payroll Administration
up arrow 10%

ADP Payroll System
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National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 7%
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