Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salary

An average Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant can expect to take home roughly $14.13 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — roughly a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by close to one-half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$24,172 - $45,541
(Median)
$24K
$34K
$46K
MEDIAN: $33,807
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$10.03 - $20.35
(Median)
$10
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,172 - $45,541  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,250  
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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$22,119 - $44,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.03 - $20.35  
   
Overtime
$12.00 - $29.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,250  
   
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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$22,119 - $44,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 15%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$31,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 32%
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