The average salary for a Payroll Specialist in Columbus, Ohio is $45,005 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Software Suite and ADP Payroll System.

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$34,075 - $57,000  
   
Bonus
$1,550  
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$35,082 - $57,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Hourly Rate
$18.53  
   
Overtime
$38.98  
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$35,082 - $57,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Columbus, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio
849,067
Male:
413,981 (48.8%)
Female:
435,086 (51.2%)
Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; kə-LUM-bəs) is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 850,106 (2015 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. It is Ohio's third largest metropolitan area, behind Cleveland and Cincinnati. Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 25th largest in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which also includes Marion, Chillicothe, and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,424,831, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio behind Cleveland. It is also the fourth most populous state capital in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The city...
Columbus:
$47,401
Ohio:
$51,075
$871
Columbus:
$137,100
Ohio:
$136,400
4.6%

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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Software Suite
up arrow 12%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$44,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 5%

Accounting
up arrow 6%

Data Entry
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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