Average Entry-Level Payroll Coordinators make around $17.12 per hour. The vast majority of Entry-Level Payroll Coordinators (87 percent) who participated in the survey are women. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$30,630 - $52,354
(Median)
$31K
$42K
$52K
MEDIAN: $42,279
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$13.02 - $21.57
(Median)
$13
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,630 - $52,354  
   
Bonus
$399.11 - $3,860  
Profit Sharing
$4,991  
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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$28,953 - $49,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.02 - $21.57  
   
Overtime
$20.08 - $32.39  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$399.11 - $3,860  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,991  
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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$28,953 - $49,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 414
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,275

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Houston is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Payroll Coordinators, 23 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Payroll Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+21 percent), Seattle (+17 percent), New York (+9 percent), and Dallas (+8 percent). Miami is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 13 percent.

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Skills That Affect Payroll Coordinator Salaries

Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 17%

Payroll Tax Compliance
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UltiPro (Ultimate Software)
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Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Software Suite
up arrow 7%

ADP Payroll System
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Accounts Payable
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ADP Time and Attendance System
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ADP
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Payroll Administration
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Accounting
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Human Resources
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Microsoft Excel
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$38,000

SAP Payroll
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Accounts Receivable
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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