The average pay for a Payroll & Benefits Clerk is $15.31 per hour.
Payroll & Benefits Clerk Total Pay (?
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$23,087 - $49,853
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $32,728
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Payroll & Benefits Clerk Total Pay (?
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$10.99 - $20.02
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,087 - $49,853  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
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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$23,500 - $45,083  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 279
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.99 - $20.02  
   
Overtime
$15.16 - $30.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
   
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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$23,500 - $45,083  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 279
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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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Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Clerk Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%
National Average
$32,000

Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Clerk Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
National Average
$32,000
Payroll Administration
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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
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 20%
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