The average pay for a Payroll Manager is $59,665 per year. A skill in Payroll Tax Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.
Payroll Manager Total Pay (?
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$39,820 - $84,275
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MEDIAN: $59,665
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Payroll Manager Total Pay (?
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$12.86 - $27.73
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,820 - $84,275  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,766  
Profit Sharing
$594 - $9,060  
Commission
$0.00 - $2,543  
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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$35,817 - $86,499  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,933
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.86 - $27.73  
   
Overtime
$17.79 - $41.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,766  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $2,543  
Profit Sharing
$594 - $9,060  
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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$35,817 - $86,499  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,933
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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
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Pay Difference By Location
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National Average
$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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Microsoft Excel
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Accounting
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ADP Time and Attendance System
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Microsoft Office
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Payroll Administration
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National Average
$58,000
Human Resources
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Microsoft Word
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Gender
Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%
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