The average pay for a Payroll Manager is $62,350 per year. A skill in Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Software Suite is associated with high pay for this job.

$44,080 - $88,627
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MEDIAN: $62,350
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$14.89 - $29.98
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MEDIAN: $20.44
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$44,080 - $88,627  
   
Bonus
$1,032 - $11,782  
Profit Sharing
$997 - $9,910  
Commission
$13,696  
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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$40,326 - $89,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,329
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.89 - $29.98  
   
Overtime
$22.87 - $43.30  
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
$1,032 - $11,782  
   
Commission
$13,696  
Profit Sharing
$997 - $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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$40,326 - $89,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 439

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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

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,632

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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 458 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Payroll Manager Salaries



National Average
$61,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 458 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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