Mid-Career Payroll Administrator Salary

An average Mid-Career Payroll Administrator can expect to take home roughly $19.57 per hour. For the most part, Mid-Career Payroll Administrators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — one-fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by the larger part. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,312 - $61,845
$37K
$49K
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MEDIAN: $48,677
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$14.94 - $26.12
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MEDIAN: $19.57
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$37,312 - $61,845  
   
Bonus
$450.00 - $5,989  
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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$33,849 - $60,356  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 420
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.94 - $26.12  
   
Overtime
$21.46 - $37.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$450.00 - $5,989  
   
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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$33,849 - $60,356  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 428

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,425

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For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Payroll Administrators in San Jose enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 32 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Payroll Administrators will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+32 percent), Seattle (+29 percent), Los Angeles (+28 percent), and New York (+22 percent). Orlando is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 11 percent.

Key Stats for Payroll Administrator

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 148 votes.
5-9 years
69%
10-19 years
31%
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Skills That Affect Payroll Administrator Salaries

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Software Suite
▲8%

Payroll Tax Compliance
▲6%

Benefits & Compensation
▲6%

Microsoft Excel
▲5%

ADP Time and Attendance System
▲5%

ADP
▲4%


Microsoft Office
▲2%

Microsoft Word
▲2%

Data Processing
▲2%


Software Knowledge
▲1%

Human Resources
▼0%

Accounts Payable
▼0%

National Average
$45,000

Accounting
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 148 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 20%
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