Experienced Payroll Clerk Salary

Experienced Payroll Clerks take home an average $16.54 per hour. While some workers in this profession — between a fifth and a fourth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and slightly more than half have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Payroll Clerks, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$28,205 - $50,247
$28K
$39K
$50K
MEDIAN: $39,192
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$12.39 - $22.05
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$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.54
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,205 - $50,247  
   
Bonus
$250.83 - $7,698  
Total Pay (?
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$26,542 - $47,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.39 - $22.05  
   
Overtime
$16.10 - $32.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$250.83 - $7,698  
   
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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$26,542 - $47,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 265
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Key Stats for Payroll Clerk

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
10-19 years
83%
20 years or more
17%
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Skills That Affect Payroll Clerk Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲3%

ADP Payroll System
▲2%

Data Entry
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Accounting
▼0%

Payroll Tax Compliance
▼0%

National Average
$36,000

Payroll Administration
▼1%

Accounts Receivable
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Accounts Payable
▼5%

Quickbooks
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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