The average pay for a Payroll Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills is $52,971 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$42,501 - $69,729
(Median)
$43K
$53K
$70K
MEDIAN: $52,970
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50%
90%

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$15.00 - $29.96
(Median)
$15
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$42,501 - $69,729  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,880  
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$39,477 - $69,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 146
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $29.96  
   
Overtime
$28.02 - $50.38  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,880  
   
Profit Sharing
$800  
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).
)
$39,477 - $69,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Accountant

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

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Experience Affects Payroll Accountant Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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Late-Career
0%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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