A Mid-Career Payroll Specialist earns an average wage of $19.39 per hour.

$35,690 - $61,375
(Median)
$36K
$48K
$61K
MEDIAN: $47,850
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$15.07 - $24.85
(Median)
$15
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,690 - $61,375  
   
Bonus
$508 - $5,092  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Commission
$5,402  
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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$33,288 - $58,247  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 445
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.07 - $24.85  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$22.37 - $37.38  
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
$508 - $5,092  
   
Commission
$5,402  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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).
)
$33,288 - $58,247  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 575
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Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

ADP Time and Attendance System
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Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Software Suite
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ADP
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Benefits & Compensation
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Payroll Administration
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Payroll Tax Compliance
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Customer Service
0%

National Average
$44,000

Microsoft Excel
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Data Entry
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Microsoft Office
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Accounting
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Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Word
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Data Processing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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