An average Payroll Specialist with ADP skills can expect to take home roughly $18.51 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Payroll Specialists with ADP skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. There are far more female Payroll Specialists with ADP skills who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 85 percent. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$35,641 - $62,001
(Median)
$36K
$47K
$62K
MEDIAN: $47,211
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$14.59 - $24.12
(Median)
$15
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,641 - $62,001  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,880  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$32,318 - $58,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 221
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.59 - $24.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$21.60 - $36.95  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,880  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$32,318 - $58,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 245
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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $38K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $46K. On average, Payroll Specialists with ADP skills make $48K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $47K.

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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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