Payroll & Benefits Team Lead Salary

The average Payroll & Benefits Team Lead in the United States earns approximately $60K per year. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Payroll & Benefits Team Leads making up 79 percent. The majority of Payroll & Benefits Team Leads claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$44,023 - $78,335
(Median)
$44K
$60K
$78K
MEDIAN: $59,769
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50%
90%

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$13.09 - $26.98
(Median)
$13
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$44,023 - $78,335  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,022  
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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$34,656 - $75,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $26.98  
   
Overtime
$21.36 - $46.88  
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.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,022  
   
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).
)
$34,656 - $75,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | 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, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $52K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $54K. Payroll & Benefits Team Leads bring in $56K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $57K.

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Team Lead Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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