Payroll Manager Salary

The average pay for a Payroll Manager is $62,604 per year. A skill in Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Software Suite is associated with high pay for this job.

$44,304 - $88,718
$44K
$63K
$89K
MEDIAN: $62,604
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$15.02 - $30.28
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MEDIAN: $20.72
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$44,304 - $88,718  
   
Bonus
$1,022 - $11,851  
Profit Sharing
$990 - $9,955  
Commission
$13,938  
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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$40,561 - $89,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,209
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.02 - $30.28  
   
Overtime
$22.77 - $44.02  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$1,022 - $11,851  
   
Commission
$13,938  
Profit Sharing
$990 - $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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$40,561 - $89,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 427

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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

  • Create audit reports to verify the accuracy of the payroll run.
  • Manage the daily operations of the payroll group.
  • Maintain, direct and calculate the entry of data.
  • Ensure accuracy and timely completion of the payroll records.

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Manager

Pay by Experience for a Payroll Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 575 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 777 salaries. An experienced Payroll Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 1,278 salaries. A Payroll Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 752 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,889

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Key Stats for Payroll Manager

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 448 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Payroll Manager Salaries

▲11%

▲7%

National Average
$61,000

▼4%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Payroll Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 448 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 15%