Payroll Specialist in Los Angeles Salary

The average rate for a Payroll Specialist in Los Angeles, California is $21.01 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$49,988 - $55,073
$52K
MEDIAN: $52,489
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$15.13 - $28.81
$15
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $21.39
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$52,489  
   
Total Pay (?
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$33,907 - $60,673  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.13 - $28.81  
   
Overtime
$30.18  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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$33,907 - $60,673  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Key Stats for Payroll Specialist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲2%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

Payroll Tax Compliance
▲6%

Payroll Administration
▲5%

Ceridian Payroll System
▲2%

Benefits & Compensation
▲2%

National Average
$49,000

ADP Payroll System
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼7%

Customer Service
▼8%

Data Entry
▼9%

ADP Time and Attendance System
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 24%
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