Payroll Officer Salary

The average salary for a Payroll Officer is $44,011 per year.

$25,757 - $60,517

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$11.70 - $22.87

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$25,757 - $60,517  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,294  
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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$25,523 - $59,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.70 - $22.87  
   
Overtime
$22.36 - $33.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,294  
   
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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$25,523 - $59,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Job Description for Payroll Officer

Payroll officers monitor an office's payroll. They are responsible for collecting timesheet information of each employee, calculating the amount to disburse to each employee in the pay period, calculate taxes, send money to accounts, and write checks. Their work setting is usually in an office, and the position is found in a wide variety of businesses. Payroll officers work with people on every level of the business, ranging from the entry level workers to the chief executive officer (CEO). Payroll officers work alongside other accounting clerks as well.

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Payroll Officer Tasks

  • Create reports for information pertaining to retirement and payroll.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Officer

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Experience Affects Payroll Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%


National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Payroll Officer Salaries

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 3%

National Average
$42,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%
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