Payroll Managers with Project Management skills with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent more than three-quarters of Payroll Managers with Project Management skills. Salaries average out to around $69K per year and spread from $42K to $107K per year. The vast majority (89 percent) of Payroll Managers with Project Management skills who took the survey are female. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. For the most part, Payroll Managers with Project Management skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,796 - $98,421
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$51K
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MEDIAN: $69,387
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$14.74 - $26.90
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$50,796 - $98,421  
   
Bonus
$2,000 - $15,000  
Total Pay (?
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$41,818 - $106,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$14.74 - $26.90  
   
Overtime
$22.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,000 - $15,000  
   
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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$41,818 - $106,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Manager

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $53K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $62K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Payroll Managers with Project Management skills make a median salary of $71K. Payroll Managers with Project Management skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Payroll Manager Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$69,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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