Payroll & Benefits Team Lead Salary

Payroll & Benefits Team Leads in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — around half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $34K to $77K per year, median earnings come to $60K per year. For the most part, Payroll & Benefits Team Leads enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Payroll & Benefits Team Leads make up most of the survey respondents at 79 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,574 - $81,506
(Median)
$43K
$60K
$82K
MEDIAN: $59,878
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$13.09 - $26.98
(Median)
$13
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$42,574 - $81,506  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,017  
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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$34,082 - $76,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $26.98  
   
Overtime
$22.80 - $46.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,017  
   
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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$34,082 - $76,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Job Description for Payroll & Benefits Team Lead

  • Screen, hire, orient and train new employees.
  • Assign duties and evaluate performance of subordinates.
  • Approve time records and requests for time off.
  • Write descriptions for job openings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll & Benefits Team Lead

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


For Payroll & Benefits Team Leads, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $52K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $54K. Payroll & Benefits Team Leads who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $55K. Payroll & Benefits Team Leads who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $65K.

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Team Lead Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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