Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant is $14.70 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Accounts Receivable and Human Resources.
Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Total Pay (?
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$25,457 - $46,828
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MEDIAN: $35,705
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Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Total Pay (?
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$10.10 - $20.27
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,457 - $46,828  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,397  
Profit Sharing
$81.09 - $11,836  
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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$22,967 - $45,169  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 860
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $20.27  
   
Overtime
$14.81 - $29.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,397  
   
Profit Sharing
$81.09 - $11,836  
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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$22,967 - $45,169  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 860
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Job Description for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant
  • Assist with payroll operations, as needed.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and payroll reports.
  • Perform basic benefits, retirement plan and human resources activities.
  • Answer phones, greet visitors and respond to employee questions and requests.
  • Maintain employees' payroll and benefit documentation and electronic files.

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salaries

National Average
$33,000

Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salaries

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 18%
National Average
$33,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Quickbooks
up arrow 5%
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Gender
Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 31%
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