Payroll Specialist Salary in San Diego, California

A Payroll Specialist in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $19.21 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in ADP Payroll System is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$30,410 - $50,303
(Median)
$30K
$44K
$50K
MEDIAN: $43,788
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$16.27 - $28.64
(Median)
$16
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,410 - $50,303  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $511  
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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$35,227 - $60,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.27 - $28.64  
   
Overtime
$23.51 - $43.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $511  
   
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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$35,227 - $60,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist in San Diego, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist in San Diego, California Salaries

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 22%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

National Average
$44,000

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 6%

Data Entry
up arrow 7%

Data Processing
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 17%