Earnings for Payroll Specialists with ADP skills come in at around $18.51 per hour on average. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Payroll Specialists with ADP skills report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (85 percent) of Payroll Specialists with ADP skills who took the survey are female. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$35,641 - $62,001
$36K
$47K
$62K
MEDIAN: $47,211
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$14.59 - $24.12
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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 (?
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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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $38K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $46K. Payroll Specialists with ADP skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $48K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $47K by contrast.

Key Stats for Payroll Specialist

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

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%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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