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Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salary

A Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant earns an average wage of $14.91 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Accounts Receivable and Human Resources.
$25,457 - $47,855
(Median)
$25K
$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $35,517
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$10.16 - $20.86
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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 - $47,855  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,417  
Profit Sharing
$254.34 - $1,965  
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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$23,160 - $45,814  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 237
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.16 - $20.86  
   
Overtime
$14.78 - $29.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,417  
   
Profit Sharing
$254.34 - $1,965  
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).
)
$23,160 - $45,814  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 437
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Job Description for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant

Payroll and benefits administrative assistants hold an administrative role that specifically deals with employee payment and other accounting duties. This role exists within a variety of industries and may exist in any company where there is a need to maintain financial records. Payroll and administrative assistants must have an understanding of their company's philosophy, policies, and procedures, as well as relevant state and federal law; this includes protecting individuals' privacy while maintaining sensitive financial and personnel records.

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Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Tasks

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant

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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 32%