Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager Salary

Nearly three in five of Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $35K to $76K per year, but median earnings come to around $58K annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$41,053 - $75,351
$41K
$58K
$75K
MEDIAN: $57,783
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50%
90%

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$10.07 - $25.56
$10
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.57
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$41,053 - $75,351  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $7,397  
Profit Sharing
$1,464  
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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$35,257 - $76,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $25.56  
   
Overtime
$36.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $7,397  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,464  
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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$35,257 - $76,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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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Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers who go on to become Human Resources Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Human Resources Manager, an upper-level role, pays $58K.

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Popular Skills for Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager


Survey takers who work as Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Payroll Administration, Benefits Administration, and Benefits & Compensation can expect to be compensated well for these skills. For most people, competency in Benefits Administration indicates knowledge of Benefits & Compensation.

Pay by Experience Level for Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager

Pay by Experience for a Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 34 salaries. A Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 20 salaries.

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Key Stats for Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager Salaries

▲8%

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
$56,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager Salaries



National Average
$56,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 15%