Payroll & Benefits Clerk Salary

A Payroll & Benefits Clerk earns an average wage of $16.72 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.

$24,385 - $50,323
(Median)
$24K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,601
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90%

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$12.43 - $21.08
(Median)
$12
$17
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,385 - $50,323  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,466  
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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$25,958 - $46,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.43 - $21.08  
   
Overtime
$17.33 - $33.09  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,466  
   
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).
)
$25,958 - $46,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Job Description for Payroll & Benefits Clerk

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

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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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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Clerk Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$36,000

Payroll Administration
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Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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