Median pay for Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants lies in the neighborhood of $15.41 per hour. Most Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to half. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,383 - $58,826
$28K
$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,795
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$12.33 - $18.97
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$15
$19
MEDIAN: $15.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,383 - $58,826  
   
Bonus
$251.68 - $2,980  
Total Pay (?
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$26,299 - $45,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.33 - $18.97  
   
Overtime
$16.97 - $33.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$251.68 - $2,980  
   
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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$26,299 - $45,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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Key Stats for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
075
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 4%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$33,000

Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

Quickbooks
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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