Payroll Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Payroll Manager is $60,057 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Ceridian HRIS/Payroll System, Payroll Tax Compliance, and ADP.
Payroll Manager Total Pay (?
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$40,084 - $83,998
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MEDIAN: $60,056
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Payroll Manager Total Pay (?
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$13.29 - $27.99
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$40,084 - $83,998  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,948  
Profit Sharing
$518 - $9,910  
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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$36,144 - $86,704  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,955
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.29 - $27.99  
   
Overtime
$17.92 - $42.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,948  
   
Profit Sharing
$518 - $9,910  
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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$36,144 - $86,704  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,955
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Job Description for Payroll Manager
The basic role of a payroll manager is to oversee the daily payroll processes for a company and its staff. They are responsible for checking time sheets, checking the accuracy of pay computations, and making sure all necessary documents are processed on time. They also are responsible for answering any questions regarding timekeeping and payroll. This tends to be an office-based position that occurs during normal business hours.
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Payroll Manager Tasks
  • Maintain, direct and calculate the entry of data.
  • Ensure accuracy and timely completion of the payroll records.
  • Create audit reports to verify the accuracy of the payroll run.
  • Manage the daily operations of the payroll group.
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Pay Difference By Location
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$58,000
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Experience Affects Payroll Manager Salaries

National Average
$58,000

Skills That Affect Payroll Manager Salaries

ADP
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ADP Time and Attendance System
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounting
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Payroll Administration
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National Average
$58,000
Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Gender
Female
85%
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Male
15%
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Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
28%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%
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