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Payroll Coordinator Salary (United States)

A Payroll Coordinator earns an average wage of $17.98 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in UltiPro (Ultimate Software) is associated with high pay for this job.
Payroll Coordinator Salary (?
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$32,210 - $55,045
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43,086
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Payroll Coordinator Salary (?
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$13.74 - $23.62
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$32,210 - $55,045  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,089  
Profit Sharing
$296.96 - $6,411  
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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$30,501 - $54,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 704
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.74 - $23.62  
   
Overtime
$19.52 - $36.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,089  
   
Profit Sharing
$296.96 - $6,411  
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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$30,501 - $54,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 867
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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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New York
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Los Angeles
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Chicago
up arrow 15%
Seattle
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Houston
up arrow 8%
Dallas
up arrow 4%
St. Louis
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Phoenix
up arrow 2%
San Diego
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National Average
$41,000
Milwaukee
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San Antonio
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Philadelphia
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Fort Worth
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Experience Affects Payroll Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$41,000

Skills That Affect Payroll Coordinator Salaries

UltiPro (Ultimate Software)
up arrow 17%
Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 5%
ADP Time and Attendance System
up arrow 4%
Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 4%
ADP
up arrow 4%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%
Accounting
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Human Resources
up arrow 1%
National Average
$41,000
Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 15%