Payroll & Benefits Clerk Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Payroll & Benefits Clerk is $15.89 per hour.
Payroll & Benefits Clerk Total Pay (?
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$22,556 - $46,836
(Median)
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47K
MEDIAN: $32,579
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Payroll & Benefits Clerk Total Pay (?
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$11.63 - $20.48
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,556 - $46,836  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,246  
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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$24,449 - $44,529  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 236
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $20.48  
   
Overtime
$15.07 - $31.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,246  
   
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).
)
$24,449 - $44,529  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 236
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Job Description for Payroll & Benefits Clerk

  • Calculate employee wages, deductions, and exemptions.
  • Update payroll system to reflect new employees, transfers, and resignations.
  • Process and distribute paychecks and statements.
  • Enter data into payroll records on attendance, hours worked, and pay changes.
  • Track status of employee benefits and leave time.

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll & Benefits Clerk

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Clerk Salaries

National Average
$33,000

Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Clerk Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Payroll Administration
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National Average
$33,000
Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Gender

Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 18%
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