Mid-Career Payroll Assistant Salary

For Mid-Career Payroll Assistants, hourly average wages total $17.25 per hour. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Women make up the vast majority of Mid-Career Payroll Assistants (85 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, close to one-fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by more than half.

$27,061 - $57,391
$27K
$44K
$57K
MEDIAN: $44,328
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$13.60 - $23.91
$14
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.25
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,061 - $57,391  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$27,815 - $51,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.60 - $23.91  
   
Overtime
$10.19 - $37.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$27,815 - $51,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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Key Stats for Payroll Assistant

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
5-9 years
84%
10-19 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Payroll Assistant Salaries

ADP Payroll System
▲8%

Payroll Tax Compliance
▲7%

Microsoft Word
▲2%

Payroll Administration
▲2%

Microsoft Excel
▲1%

National Average
$38,000

Data Entry
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 21%
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