Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salary

The average Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant can expect to rake in roughly $15.21 per hour. Most Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a fair number have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, slightly less than a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,758 - $45,324
(Median)
$24K
$34K
$45K
MEDIAN: $34,133
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$10.28 - $21.69
(Median)
$10
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,758 - $45,324  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,534  
Profit Sharing
$1,040  
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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$23,469 - $45,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $21.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.22  
Overtime
$8.99 - $30.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,534  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,040  
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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$23,469 - $45,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 9%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 5%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$32,000

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Quickbooks
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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