Payroll Specialist in Seattle Salary

A Payroll Specialist in Seattle, Washington earns an average wage of $22.71 per hour. A skill in ADP Payroll System is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$36,493 - $62,883
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$63K
MEDIAN: $49,670
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50%
90%

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$17.56 - $26.92
(Median)
$18
$23
$27
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$36,493 - $62,883  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,750  
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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$36,911 - $60,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$17.56 - $26.92  
   
Overtime
$29.27 - $43.55  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,750  
   
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).
)
$36,911 - $60,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$49,000

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 11%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 7%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 7%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 5%

Data Entry
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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