Entry-Level Payroll Director Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Payroll Directors is around $72K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Payroll Directors. Female Entry-Level Payroll Directors make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. More than half report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$48,878 - $121,641
$49K
$72K
$120K
MEDIAN: $72,372
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$48,878 - $121,641  
   
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$3,500  
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$45,500 - $120,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Payroll Director Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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.

Payroll Director in New York:
"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
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
42%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Payroll Director Salaries

National Average
$71,000

Payroll Tax Compliance
▼16%

Payroll Administration
▼19%

ADP Payroll System
▼27%

Accounting
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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