Experienced Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants take home an average $18.05 per hour. While slightly more than a fifth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. For the most part, Experienced Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,467 - $55,000
(Median)
$37K
$47K
$55K
MEDIAN: $46,511
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$13.56 - $23.32
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$37,467 - $55,000  
   
Bonus
$200.67 - $6,183  
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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$29,374 - $52,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.56 - $23.32  
   
Overtime
$20.93 - $33.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$200.67 - $6,183  
   
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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$29,374 - $52,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Payroll Administration
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Accounts Receivable
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Office Administration
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National Average
$43,000

Accounts Payable
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Human Resources
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Quickbooks
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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