Payroll Representative Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Payroll Representative is $16.62 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Payroll Representative Total Pay (?
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$32,618 - $57,458
(Median)
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57K
MEDIAN: $40,256
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Payroll Representative Total Pay (?
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$12.99 - $21.70
(Median)
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22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,618 - $57,458  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,987  
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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$28,673 - $51,537  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.99 - $21.70  
   
Overtime
$20.82 - $32.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,987  
   
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).
)
$28,673 - $51,537  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Job Description for Payroll Representative
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll.
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Experience Affects Payroll Representative Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%
National Average
$37,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Payroll Representative Salaries

Payroll Administration
up arrow 10%
ADP Payroll System
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
National Average
$37,000
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Gender
Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 12%
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