Payroll Analysts with Payroll Tax Compliance skills pull down an average of $56K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Payroll Analysts with Payroll Tax Compliance skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 85 percent of Payroll Analysts with Payroll Tax Compliance skills are female. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a large number. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,105 - $72,850
$44K
$56K
$73K
MEDIAN: $56,128
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$14.67 - $28.79
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$44,105 - $72,850  
   
Bonus
$1,474 - $9,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
Total Pay (?
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$38,792 - $72,843  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.67 - $28.79  
   
Overtime
$21.50 - $44.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$1,474 - $9,000  
   
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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$38,792 - $72,843  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Analyst

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $47K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $56K. Payroll Analysts with Payroll Tax Compliance skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $58K. Payroll Analysts with Payroll Tax Compliance skills who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $56K.

Key Stats for Payroll Analyst

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Payroll Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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