Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Manager Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Managers. The median take-home amount in this area is around $52K, and on average, more than a third of that final number comes from commissions. Most Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,519 - $71,596
$40K
$54K
$72K
MEDIAN: $53,562
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50%
90%

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$14.19 - $28.37
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.53
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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
$39,519 - $71,596  
   
Bonus
$511 - $8,054  
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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$36,984 - $75,088  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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
$511 - $8,054  
   
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).
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$36,984 - $75,088  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Key Stats for Payroll & Benefits Manager

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
40%
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Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Manager Salaries

Accounting
▲2%

Benefits Administration
▲1%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▲1%

National Average
$52,000

ADP Payroll System
▼2%

Payroll Administration
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Payroll Tax Compliance
▼8%

Benefits & Compensation
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 13%
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