Payroll Specialist with Benefits & Compensation Skills Salary

A Payroll Specialist with Benefits & Compensation skills earns an average wage of $18.76 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$34,888 - $60,855
(Median)
$35K
$46K
$61K
MEDIAN: $46,075
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$14.47 - $24.48
(Median)
$14
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,888 - $60,855  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,600  
Profit Sharing
$2,200  
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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$32,145 - $58,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 221
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.47 - $24.48  
   
Overtime
$21.64 - $39.00  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,600  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,200  
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).
)
$32,145 - $58,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 278
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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Specialist

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

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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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