Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salary

A Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant earns an average wage of $15.42 per hour. A skill in Accounts Receivable is associated with high pay for this job.

$25,701 - $49,789
(Median)
$26K
$37K
$50K
MEDIAN: $36,618
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$10.75 - $21.76
(Median)
$11
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,701 - $49,789  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,487  
Profit Sharing
$540 - $5,291  
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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$24,385 - $47,851  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.75 - $21.76  
   
Overtime
$15.13 - $30.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,487  
   
Profit Sharing
$540 - $5,291  
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).
)
$24,385 - $47,851  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 321
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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

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salaries







Accounts Payable
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National Average
$35,000

Quickbooks
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 31%
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