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Payroll & Benefits Team Lead Salary

The majority of Payroll & Benefits Team Leads in the United States — about one-half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $33K to $76K per year, and the median is $58K annually. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most Payroll & Benefits Team Leads survey respondents are women (75 percent). The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$40,471 - $77,503
(Median)
$40K
$58K
$78K
MEDIAN: $58,294
10%
50%
90%

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$13.09 - $26.96
(Median)
$13
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,471 - $77,503  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,983  
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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$33,224 - $75,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $26.96  
   
Overtime
$22.49 - $47.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,983  
   
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).
)
$33,224 - $75,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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.


Payroll & Benefits Team Leads with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $51K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $54K. Payroll & Benefits Team Leads bring in $55K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $57K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Team Lead Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%