Earnings for Payroll Specialists in Dallas, Texas come in at around $20.66 per hour on average. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision insurance. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$40,745 - $60,565
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$41K
$50K
$61K
MEDIAN: $49,564
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$14.43 - $25.18
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$14
$21
$25
MEDIAN: $20
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$40,745 - $60,565  
   
Bonus
$3,250  
Total Pay (?
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$37,534 - $58,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.43 - $25.18  
   
Overtime
$22.05 - $40.70  
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$3,250  
   
Total Pay (?
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$37,534 - $58,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Specialist

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $40K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $46K. For Payroll Specialists in Dallas, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $50K. 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 $49K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 8%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 7%

Customer Service
0%

Data Entry
0%

National Average
$45,000

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 5%

Data Processing
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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