Payroll & Benefits Accountant Salary (United States)

A Payroll & Benefits Accountant earns an average salary of $48,947 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Payroll & Benefits Accountant Total Pay (?
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$34,654 - $63,182
(Median)
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55K
63K
MEDIAN: $48,947
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Payroll & Benefits Accountant Total Pay (?
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$13.44 - $26.10
(Median)
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19
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26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,654 - $63,182  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,000  
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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$32,474 - $64,047  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.44 - $26.10  
   
Overtime
$17.74 - $38.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,000  
   
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).
)
$32,474 - $64,047  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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Job Description for Payroll & Benefits Accountant

  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports.
  • Utilize accounting principles to report employee earnings; such as salaries, wages, bonuses, and overtime and payroll taxes as well as employer paid benefits; such as vacation and holidays, various insurance and retirement plans.

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Accountant Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$47,000

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Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 14%
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