A Payroll Analyst earns an average salary of $49,812 per year. A skill in Payroll Tax Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.
Payroll Analyst Total Pay (?
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$36,216 - $67,175
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MEDIAN: $49,812
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Payroll Analyst Total Pay (?
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$14.96 - $26.29
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,216 - $67,175  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,997  
Profit Sharing
$818 - $6,183  
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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$34,598 - $68,353  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 449
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.96 - $26.29  
   
Overtime
$22.41 - $44.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,997  
   
Profit Sharing
$818 - $6,183  
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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$34,598 - $68,353  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 449
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Job Description for Payroll Analyst
  • Create reports for information pertaining to retirement and payroll.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
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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
Chicago
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Seattle
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Pittsburgh
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Dallas
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Houston
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Kansas City
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National Average
$49,000
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Experience Affects Payroll Analyst Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Payroll Analyst Salaries

ADP Payroll System
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Payroll Administration
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$49,000
PeopleSoft
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Gender
Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 12%
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