An average Mid-Career Payroll Processor can expect to take home roughly $16.97 per hour. Most Mid-Career Payroll Processors report high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — slightly more than a fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance.

$32,330 - $53,327
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$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,659
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$13.26 - $21.79
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$32,330 - $53,327  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$28,285 - $49,406  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.26 - $21.79  
   
Overtime
$28.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$28,285 - $49,406  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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Key Stats for Payroll Processor

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
5-9 years
78%
10-19 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Payroll Processor Salaries

Payroll Administration
up arrow 12%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 12%

National Average
$37,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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