Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Manager Salary

A big portion of take-home pay for Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Managers — nearly two in five, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $52K. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,647 - $72,013
$40K
$53K
$72K
MEDIAN: $53,034
10%
50%
90%

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$14.19 - $28.37
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.53
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,647 - $72,013  
   
Bonus
$509 - $8,109  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
Commission
$20,000  
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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$36,833 - $75,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $28.37  
   
Overtime
$21.29 - $35.14  
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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$509 - $8,109  
   
Commission
$20,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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).
)
$36,833 - $75,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Key Stats for Payroll & Benefits Manager

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
37%
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Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Manager Salaries

Accounting
▲3%

Benefits Administration
▲2%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▲2%

National Average
$52,000

ADP Payroll System
▼1%

Payroll Administration
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Payroll Tax Compliance
▼7%

Benefits & Compensation
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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