Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant with Office Administration Skills Salary

Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants with Office Administration skills take home approximately $14.94 per hour on average. For the most part, Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants with Office Administration skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number have medical and dental plans, and a fair number have vision insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$32,618 - $58,707
$33K
$46K
$59K
MEDIAN: $45,821
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$11.58 - $18.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,618 - $58,707  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$25,529 - $57,887  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.58 - $18.40  
   
Overtime
$8.80 - $33.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$25,529 - $57,887  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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 does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $34K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $36K. For Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants with Office Administration skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $39K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $48K.

Key Stats for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$37,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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