Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager Salary

Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just below three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $35K to $77K per year, median earnings come to $58K per year. Most Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$40,527 - $76,543
$41K
$58K
$77K
MEDIAN: $57,934
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50%
90%

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$10.21 - $25.39
$10
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,527 - $76,543  
   
Bonus
$986 - $10,029  
Profit Sharing
$1,483  
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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$35,013 - $77,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $25.39  
   
Overtime
$37.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$986 - $10,029  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,483  
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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$35,013 - $77,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager

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

Common Career Paths for Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager


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For Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Human Resources Manager.

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Popular Skills for Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager


Survey results show that Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Payroll Administration, Benefits & Compensation, and Benefits Administration can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those proficient in Benefits Administration are, more often than not, also skilled 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 $45K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $60K. Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $59K. Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $58K.

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Key Stats for Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager Salaries

▲6%

▲5%

▲3%

National Average
$56,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager Salaries


Benefits Administration
▼0%

Benefits & Compensation
▼0%

National Average
$56,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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