Payroll Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary

The average pay for a Payroll Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills is $52,713 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$40,646 - $70,347
$41K
$53K
$70K
MEDIAN: $52,653
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50%
90%

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$15.59 - $29.00
$16
$22
$29
MEDIAN: $22.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$40,646 - $70,347  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,022  
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
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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$37,777 - $69,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 140
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.59 - $29.00  
   
Overtime
$29.17 - $48.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,022  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
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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$37,777 - $69,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Payroll Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Payroll Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 81 salaries. A Payroll Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 47 salaries.

Key Stats for Payroll Accountant

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Payroll Accountant Salaries

Experienced
▲2%

Mid-Career
▲1%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 16%
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