Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salary

An average Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant can expect to take home roughly $14.30 per hour. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — around one in three lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and about one-half have dental, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,041 - $44,900
(Median)
$24K
$34K
$45K
MEDIAN: $33,972
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$10.01 - $20.52
(Median)
$10
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$24,041 - $44,900  
   
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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$22,015 - $44,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.01 - $20.52  
   
Overtime
$11.96 - $29.34  
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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$22,015 - $44,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 14%

Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$31,000

Payroll Administration
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Office Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 32%
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