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 $33K to $83K per year, but median earnings come to around $56K 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. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$39,526 - $82,739

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$12.14 - $27.91

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,526 - $82,739  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,635  
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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$32,597 - $82,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $27.91  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $42.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,635  
   
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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$32,597 - $82,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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.

Common Career Paths for Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager


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Many Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers move into a Human Resources Manager role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Human Resources Managers on average bring in a similar salary to Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers.

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Popular Skills for Payroll & Benefits Administration Manager


Job skills reported by Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers are limited. Benefits Administration and Benefits & Compensation are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 7 percent and 4 percent, respectively. 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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $40K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $53K. Payroll & Benefits Administration Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $57K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $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 39 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 16%
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