Entry-Level Payroll Directors take home approximately $71K per year on average. 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. A majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$48,631 - $122,554
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MEDIAN: $71,494
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$48,631 - $122,554  
   
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$6,750  
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$44,878 - $121,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Key Stats for Payroll Director

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
058
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
41%
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Skills That Affect Payroll Director Salaries

National Average
$71,000

Payroll Tax Compliance
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Payroll Administration
up arrow 19%

ADP Payroll System
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Accounting
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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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