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Payroll Specialist Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

A Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $48,780 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are ADP Time and Attendance System, Microsoft Excel, ADP Payroll System, and Payroll Administration.
Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$36,677 - $59,144
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $48,779
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Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$13.61 - $25.09
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$36,677 - $59,144  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,750  
Profit Sharing
$270.92 - $11,152  
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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$33,153 - $59,985  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.61 - $25.09  
   
Overtime
$25.41 - $50.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,750  
   
Profit Sharing
$270.92 - $11,152  
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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$33,153 - $59,985  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%
Late-Career
0%
National Average
$46,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 15%
ADP Time and Attendance System
up arrow 15%
ADP Payroll System
up arrow 13%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 12%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%
Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 3%
National Average
$46,000
Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 1%
Accounting
up arrow 5%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
79%
female alumni
 
Male
21%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 15%