The average pay for a Payroll Specialist in Kansas City, Missouri is $40,441 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Payroll Administration is associated with high pay for this job.

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MEDIAN: $40,229
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$40,230  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$27,688 - $50,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$19.34  
   
Overtime
$30.55  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$27,688 - $50,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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About Kansas City, Missouri

Jackson County, Missouri
465,927
Male:
228,430 (48.1%)
Female:
246,931 (51.9%)
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and the sixth largest city in the Midwest. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 475,378 in 2015, making it the 36th largest city by population in the United States. It is the anchor city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri border. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas City was assigned to distinguish them soon thereafter. Sitting on Missouri's western border, with Downtown near the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers, the modern city encompasses some 319.03 square miles (826.3 km2), making it...
Kansas City:
$50,259
Missouri:
$50,238
$833
Kansas City:
$138,400
Missouri:
$147,800
3.5%

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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

Payroll Administration
up arrow 15%

National Average
$40,000

Accounting
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
medical benefits
Vision: 91%
dental benefits
None:
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