Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant with Office Administration Skills Salary

Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants with Office Administration skills take home approximately $15.70 per hour on average. While roughly a third report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and a little over a half have dental, as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$25,891 - $51,709
(Median)
$26K
$41K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,590
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90%

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$12.04 - $22.03
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,891 - $51,709  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
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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$27,298 - $50,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.04 - $22.03  
   
Overtime
$17.71 - $30.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
   
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).
)
$27,298 - $50,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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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 Office Administration skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $32K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $37K. For Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants with Office Administration 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 only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $41K.

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$37,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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