Payroll Specialist in San Diego, California Salary

A Payroll Specialist in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $20.10 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are ADP Payroll System and ADP Time and Attendance System. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$16.77 - $28.24
(Median)
$17
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $20
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$16.77 - $28.24  
   
Overtime
$25.15 - $43.44  
Local Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $993  
   
Total Pay (?
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$35,123 - $60,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 14%

ADP Time and Attendance System
up arrow 14%

Accounting
up arrow 8%

ADP
up arrow 7%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 4%

Payroll Administration
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$45,000

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Data Entry
up arrow 8%

Data Processing
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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