Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant with Office Administration Skills Salary

Median pay for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants with Office Administration skills is around $15.70 per hour. Some workers in this field — approximately one-third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by a little more than half. For the most part, Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants with Office Administration skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction.

$25,891 - $51,709
(Median)
$26K
$41K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,590
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$12.04 - $22.03
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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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).
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$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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $32K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $37K. On average, Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants with Office Administration skills make $40K following one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $41K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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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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