The average rate for a Payroll Coordinator is $17.53 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Payroll Coordinator Total Pay (?
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$31,594 - $53,610
(Median)
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48K
54K
MEDIAN: $42,126
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Payroll Coordinator Total Pay (?
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$13.51 - $22.95
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$31,594 - $53,610  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,854  
Profit Sharing
$253.42 - $5,093  
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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$30,251 - $52,616  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,560
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.51 - $22.95  
   
Overtime
$19.12 - $35.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,854  
   
Profit Sharing
$253.42 - $5,093  
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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$30,251 - $52,616  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,560
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Job Description for Payroll Coordinator
A payroll coordinator is responsible for managing the payroll accounts of a company or business. Payroll coordinators supervise employee’s wages, salaries, bonuses, deductions, and taxes. They ensure that paycheck amounts are distributed in accordance with federal regulations and may also be responsible for reporting tax deductions; the payroll coordinator also works closely with the business accountant regarding tax matters. Payroll coordinators are also responsible for enforcing any government garnishments of wages for child support, loan defaults, or bankruptcy. They also keep track of vacation time, sick time, and company benefits. In addition to these roles, they may also handle other financial duties, including reimbursements for expenses, petty cash, and financial reports.
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Payroll Coordinator Tasks
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll.
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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Coordinator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Boston
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Los Angeles
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New York
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Chicago
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Seattle
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Atlanta
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Phoenix
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Dallas
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Houston
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National Average
$40,000
Denver
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Philadelphia
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St. Louis
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San Antonio
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Fort Worth
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Experience Affects Payroll Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect Payroll Coordinator Salaries

Human Resources
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Payroll Administration
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Accounting
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National Average
$40,000
Accounts Payable
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Gender
Female
91%
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Male
9%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 14%
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