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Payroll Manager Salary

The average pay for a Payroll Manager is $60,528 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Ceridian HRIS/Payroll System, ADP, and Payroll Tax Compliance.
$40,730 - $85,172
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MEDIAN: $60,527
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$13.84 - $28.05
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$40,730 - $85,172  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,165  
Profit Sharing
$513 - $9,955  
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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$37,241 - $88,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,707
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.84 - $28.05  
   
Overtime
$18.57 - $42.72  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,165  
   
Profit Sharing
$513 - $9,955  
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).
)
$37,241 - $88,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 480
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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 by Experience Level for Payroll Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Payroll Manager Salaries



National Average
$59,000



Skills That Affect Payroll Manager Salaries


ADP
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounting
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Financial Reporting
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National Average
$59,000

Payroll Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 720 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

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: 81% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 16%