The average pay for an Experienced Payroll Specialist is $20.00 per hour.

$37,436 - $63,163
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$63K
MEDIAN: $48,525
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90%

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$15.55 - $25.91
(Median)
$16
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$37,436 - $63,163  
   
Bonus
$963 - $5,641  
Profit Sharing
$1,850  
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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$34,205 - $60,547  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 478
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.55 - $25.91  
   
Overtime
$23.18 - $39.60  
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
$963 - $5,641  
   
Commission
$5,402  
Profit Sharing
$1,850  
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).
)
$34,205 - $60,547  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 650
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Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

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

Data Entry
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$45,000

Microsoft Office
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Data Processing
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Accounting
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Accounts Payable
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 199 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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