Payroll Analyst Salary

A Payroll Analyst earns an average salary of $53,906 per year. A skill in SAP Payroll is associated with high pay for this job.
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$40,212 - $71,444
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$54K
$71K
MEDIAN: $53,906
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$15.34 - $28.91
$15
$21
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MEDIAN: $21.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$40,212 - $71,444  
   
Bonus
$1,008 - $6,929  
Profit Sharing
$1,963  
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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$38,010 - $71,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 388
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.34 - $28.91  
   
Overtime
$22.42 - $44.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$1,008 - $6,929  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,963  
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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$38,010 - $71,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 155
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Job Description for Payroll Analyst

Payroll analyst positions are found in many different industries, but their basic role is usually similar across fields. The duties performed in this position revolve around handling payroll processing and management. This includes duties such as communicating with staff to ensure necessary payroll-related tasks are completed, completing daily audits and reconciliation, and coordinating with finance and human resources departments as needed. Other duties performed by payroll analysts include investigating payroll information, preparing garnishment reports, completing employment verification, posting journal entries, completing quarterly audits, performing database maintenance, and other miscellaneous payroll-related duties.

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Payroll Analyst Tasks

  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to retirement and payroll.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Analyst

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,669

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Payroll Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Payroll Analyst?

Payroll Analyst in Walnut:
`"$Accountability Outstanding."`
Pros: The colleagues I pay. The customer service I give them and the help. I give in providing answers to issues.
Cons: Some Upper management is not accountable.

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Key Stats for Payroll Analyst

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Payroll Analyst Salaries

▲9%

▲9%

▲2%

National Average
$52,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Payroll Analyst Salaries

SAP Payroll
▲19%




General Ledger Accounting
▲2%

National Average
$52,000



▼3%

Kronos
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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