Payroll Representative Salary

Average Payroll Representatives in the United States make around $17.48 per hour. Female Payroll Representatives far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Payroll Representatives — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and the greater part have vision insurance, as well.

$39,251 - $49,132
$44K
MEDIAN: $44,219
50%

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$13.56 - $24.93
$14
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.48
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$44,219  
   
Bonus
$1,017  
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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$30,195 - $51,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.56 - $24.93  
   
Overtime
$20.29 - $41.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,017  
   
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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$30,195 - $51,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Job Description for Payroll Representative

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Representative

Pay by Experience for a Payroll Representative has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll Representative with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll Representative with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Payroll Representative which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 9 salaries. A Payroll Representative with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Payroll Representative

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Payroll Representative Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

Late-Career
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Payroll Representative Salaries

Payroll Administration
▲26%

National Average
$38,000

ADP Payroll System
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 10%