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Payroll & Benefits Team Lead Salary

Median pay for Payroll & Benefits Team Leads in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $58K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most Payroll & Benefits Team Leads survey respondents are women (76 percent). The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,611 - $77,254
(Median)
$41K
$58K
$77K
MEDIAN: $58,318
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50%
90%

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$12.93 - $26.96
(Median)
$13
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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
$40,611 - $77,254  
   
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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$32,504 - $75,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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
$12.93 - $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).
)
$32,504 - $75,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $51K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $54K. Payroll & Benefits Team Leads bring in $55K after working for 10 to 20 years. As Payroll & Benefits Team Leads reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $57K.

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Team Lead Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

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