Payroll Specialist Salary in Houston, Texas

A Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $49,135 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Ceridian Payroll System is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,615 - $60,928
(Median)
$40K
$49K
$61K
MEDIAN: $49,134
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90%

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$14.85 - $26.06
(Median)
$15
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$39,615 - $60,928  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
Profit Sharing
$420.92 - $12,000  
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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$35,732 - $61,997  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $26.06  
   
Overtime
$25.28 - $48.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
Profit Sharing
$420.92 - $12,000  
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).
)
$35,732 - $61,997  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$48,000

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Ceridian Payroll System
up arrow 11%

ADP Time and Attendance System
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 7%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 7%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Data Processing
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Accounting
0%

National Average
$48,000

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 4%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 15%
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