The average rate for a Payroll Specialist in Los Angeles, California is $20.37 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Payroll Tax Compliance and Payroll Administration. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

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MEDIAN: $51,676
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$51,676  
   
Total Pay (?
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$34,468 - $61,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.17 - $29.35  
   
Overtime
$22.81 - $45.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Total Pay (?
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$34,468 - $61,108  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 12%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 11%

Ceridian Payroll System
up arrow 8%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 7%

National Average
$46,000

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

ADP Time and Attendance System
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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