Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager Salary

Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up slightly less than two-thirds of Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers. Pay fluctuates from $33K to $83K per year, but expected earnings average $57K per year. Total incomes of Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $6K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $33K and $83K. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,221 - $82,951
(Median)
$39K
$57K
$83K
MEDIAN: $56,656
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$12.16 - $27.82
(Median)
$12
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,221 - $82,951  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
Profit Sharing
$1,472 - $6,312  
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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$32,565 - $82,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $27.82  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $42.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,472 - $6,312  
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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$32,565 - $82,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Job Description for Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager

  • Maintain and update payroll database system.
  • Input new employees into payroll database and keep employee information up to date.
  • Conduct audits of tax forms, payroll balance sheets, and benefits.
  • Supervise processing of employee payroll and distribution of paychecks.
  • Oversee employee education about company benefits and enrollment in programs.

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Popular Skills for Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager


Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Benefits Administration, Benefits & Compensation, and Payroll Administration can expect to be compensated well for these skills, typically earning between 4 percent to 9 percent more than the national average. Most people skilled in Benefits Administration are similarly competent in Benefits & Compensation.

Pay by Experience Level for Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $40K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $53K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers make a median salary of $57K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $56K.

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager Salaries



National Average
$54,000



Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager Salaries



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National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 16%
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