Entry-Level Payroll Director Salary

Entry-Level Payroll Directors pull down an average of $73K per year. Entry-Level Payroll Directors who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 80 percent. A majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. For the most part, Entry-Level Payroll Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,876 - $120,805
$46K
$73K
$120K
MEDIAN: $72,592
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$45,876 - $120,805  
   
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$45,805 - $119,195  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Payroll Director in Indiana:
Make sure you are paid for the work that you do. Negotiate a good salary before taking the on the responsibility.

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"It is not a stressful job as long as you manage your time."
Be on top of your game, keep abreast of all the tax laws and regulations. Learn to manage your time effectively.

Key Stats for Payroll Director

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
55%
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Skills That Affect Payroll Director Salaries

National Average
$70,000

Payroll Tax Compliance
▼14%

Payroll Administration
▼18%

ADP Payroll System
▼25%

Accounting
▼36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 15%
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