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Payroll Specialist Salary in Los Angeles

The average wage for a Payroll Specialist in Los Angeles, California is $18.20 per hour. A skill in Microsoft Excel 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 career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$31,918 - $55,239
(Median)
$32K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $41,469
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$14.93 - $26.73
(Median)
$15
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,918 - $55,239  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,957  
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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$32,392 - $56,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.93 - $26.73  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.23  
Overtime
$22.05 - $38.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,957  
   
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).
)
$32,392 - $56,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 15%

ADP Time and Attendance System
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

National Average
$42,000

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 18%
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