The average rate for a Payroll & Benefits Assistant is $15.14 per hour. A skill in Benefits Administration is associated with high pay for this job.

$38,500 - $59,462
(Median)
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$43K
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MEDIAN: $42,729
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$13.89 - $17.00
(Median)
$14
$15
$17
MEDIAN: $15.00
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$42,729  
   
Bonus
$305.21  
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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$29,333 - $55,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$13.89 - $17.00  
   
Overtime
$21.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$305.21  
   
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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$29,333 - $55,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Payroll & Benefits Assistant

  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll.

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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