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.

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MEDIAN: $51,898
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$16.48 - $23.26
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Salary
$32,667 - $66,200  
   
Bonus
$1,526  
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$34,212 - $61,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Hourly Rate
$16.48 - $23.26  
   
Overtime
$20.67 - $44.29  
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$1,526  
   
Total Pay (?
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$34,212 - $61,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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About Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Payroll Specialist

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%
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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%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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