Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant with Human Resources Skills Salary

The average Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant with Human Resources skills can expect to rake in roughly $16.41 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,118 - $51,100
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,915
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$13.14 - $22.01
(Median)
$13
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,118 - $51,100  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
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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$28,268 - $49,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.14 - $22.01  
   
Overtime
$10.00 - $30.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
   
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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$28,268 - $49,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants with Human Resources skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $35K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $37K. For Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants with Human Resources skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $40K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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