An average Payroll Specialist in Dallas can expect to take home roughly $20.68 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Dallas Payroll Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$40,189 - $60,336
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$49K
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MEDIAN: $49,146
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$14.34 - $25.31
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$25
MEDIAN: $20.68
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$40,189 - $60,336  
   
Total Pay (?
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$37,424 - $57,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.34 - $25.31  
   
Overtime
$21.14 - $40.61  
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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$37,424 - $57,291  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $40K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $46K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $50K in this role. Payroll Specialists in Dallas who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $51K on average.

Key Stats for Payroll Specialist

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
044
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%


Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

UltiPro (Ultimate Software)
up arrow 15%

Accounting
up arrow 6%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
0%

National Average
$46,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 8%

Data Processing
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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