Median pay for Payroll Analysts with Payroll Tax Compliance skills is around $56K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. There are far more female Payroll Analysts with Payroll Tax Compliance skills who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 84 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$44,214 - $72,551
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MEDIAN: $56,325
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$14.74 - $28.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$44,214 - $72,551  
   
Bonus
$1,014 - $8,877  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
Total Pay (?
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$39,356 - $72,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.74 - $28.49  
   
Overtime
$21.70 - $44.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$1,014 - $8,877  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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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$39,356 - $72,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Analyst

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $47K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $55K. Payroll Analysts with Payroll Tax Compliance skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $58K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Payroll Analysts with Payroll Tax Compliance skills report making only $56K on average.

Key Stats for Payroll Analyst

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
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Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Payroll Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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