Payroll & Benefits Administrators with ADP Payroll System skills are often veterans in their line of work, with a little over a half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $52K annually on average but can range from $38K to $66K per year. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Payroll & Benefits Administrators with ADP Payroll System skills. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,781 - $70,318
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$52K
$70K
MEDIAN: $51,515
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$14.43 - $25.50
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,781 - $70,318  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $6,953  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$37,656 - $66,331  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 156
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.43 - $25.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$25.15 - $40.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$489.36 - $6,953  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$37,656 - $66,331  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll & Benefits Administrator

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 of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $46K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $49K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $50K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $53K.

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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