A Payroll Specialist in Portland, Oregon earns an average wage of $19.18 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Customer Service and Payroll Tax Compliance. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$32,667 - $66,200
(Median)
$33K
$52K
$66K
MEDIAN: $51,898
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$16.48 - $23.26
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$16
$19
$23
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,667 - $66,200  
   
Bonus
$1,526  
Total Pay (?
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$34,212 - $61,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.48 - $23.26  
   
Overtime
$20.67 - $44.29  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$1,526  
   
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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$34,212 - $61,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 11%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 9%

Data Entry
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Accounting
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

National Average
$43,000

Payroll Administration
up arrow 4%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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