Payroll & Benefits Team Lead Salary

Payroll & Benefits Team Leads in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent around half of Payroll & Benefits Team Leads. Salaries average out to around $60K annually and spread from $34K to $77K per year. Most Payroll & Benefits Team Leads survey respondents are women (79 percent). Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. For the most part, Payroll & Benefits Team Leads enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,574 - $81,506
(Median)
$43K
$60K
$82K
MEDIAN: $59,878
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90%

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$13.09 - $26.98
(Median)
$13
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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$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: 2 Jul 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 (?
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$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).
)
$34,082 - $76,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $52K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $54K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Payroll & Benefits Team Leads make a median salary of $55K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $65K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Team Lead Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

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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