Payroll & Benefits Assistant Salary (United States)

A Payroll & Benefits Assistant earns an average wage of $15.14 per hour.
Payroll & Benefits Assistant Salary (?
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$23,578 - $66,384
(Median)
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29K
36K
42K
66K
MEDIAN: $36,121
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Payroll & Benefits Assistant Salary (?
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$12.17 - $19.21
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$23,578 - $66,384  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
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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$25,234 - $42,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.17 - $19.21  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
   
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).
)
$25,234 - $42,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Job Description for Payroll & Benefits Assistant

  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll.

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$33,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 23%