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Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager Salary

Slightly less than two-thirds of Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $32K to $83K per year, but median earnings come to around $57K per year. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,035 - $82,633
(Median)
$39K
$57K
$83K
MEDIAN: $56,684
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90%

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$12.16 - $27.82
(Median)
$12
$17
$28
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary 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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,035 - $82,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
Profit Sharing
$2,150 - $4,500  
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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$31,998 - $83,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 162
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $27.82  
   
Overtime
$1.53 - $41.41  
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.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,150 - $4,500  
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).
)
$31,998 - $83,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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


Typical Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers report a focused set of job skills. Benefits Administration and Benefits & Compensation are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 10 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Most people familiar with Benefits Administration also know Benefits & Compensation.

Pay by Experience Level for Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager

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


Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $40K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $54K. Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers bring in $57K after working for 10 to 20 years. Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager Salaries



National Average
$54,000


Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager Salaries



Payroll Administration
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National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 16%