Payroll Administrator with Payroll Administration Skills in Houston, Texas Salary

The average Payroll Administrator in Houston, Texas with Payroll Administration skills can expect to rake in roughly $48K annually. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by a fair number. Houston Payroll Administrators with Payroll Administration skills largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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$48K
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MEDIAN: $47,500
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$32,174 - $57,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Overtime
$27.13  
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$32,174 - $57,083  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Administrator

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $41K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $38K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $53K in this role. For some reason, Payroll Administrators in Houston with Payroll Administration skills with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $51K.

Key Stats for Payroll Administrator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Payroll Administrator Salaries

Experienced
▲17%

Late-Career
▲14%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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