A Payroll & Benefits Clerk earns an average wage of $15.67 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$25,490 - $53,458
$25K
$37K
$53K
MEDIAN: $37,160
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$12.19 - $19.96
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MEDIAN: $15.67
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,490 - $53,458  
   
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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$25,533 - $48,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$12.19 - $19.96  
   
Overtime
$20.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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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$25,533 - $48,440  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Job Description for Payroll & Benefits Clerk

  • Enter data into payroll records on attendance, hours worked, and pay changes.
  • Track status of employee benefits and leave time.
  • Process and distribute paychecks and statements.
  • Calculate employee wages, deductions, and exemptions.
  • Update payroll system to reflect new employees, transfers, and resignations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll & Benefits Clerk

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Payroll & Benefits Clerk

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
038
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%


National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%


Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Clerk Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%



National Average
$34,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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