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Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salary with Office Administration skills

Pay for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants with Office Administration skills sits in the ballpark of $15.48 per hour. Most Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants with Office Administration skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Although over one-half have medical coverage and more than two-fifths have dental coverage, just over two-fifths claim no health benefits at all.

$24,244 - $50,089
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$50K
MEDIAN: $38,867
10%
50%
90%

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$11.98 - $22.12
(Median)
$12
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,244 - $50,089  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,483  
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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$25,502 - $49,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.98 - $22.12  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $30.59  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,483  
   
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).
)
$25,502 - $49,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant with Office Administration skills

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. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $30K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $38K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants with Office Administration skills make a median salary of $39K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $40K.

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant with Office Administration skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 45%