Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas Salary

A Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $49,204 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. The highest paying skills associated with this job are ADP and ADP Time and Attendance System.

$38,796 - $61,450
(Median)
$39K
$49K
$61K
MEDIAN: $49,204
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$16.44 - $24.79
(Median)
$16
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$38,796 - $61,450  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,530  
Profit Sharing
$2,303  
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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$36,943 - $61,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.44 - $24.79  
   
Overtime
$25.37 - $38.85  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,530  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,303  
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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$36,943 - $61,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries



National Average
$47,000

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

ADP
up arrow 15%

ADP Time and Attendance System
up arrow 10%

Customer Service
up arrow 8%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Data Processing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$47,000

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 1%

Accounting
up arrow 3%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 5%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 5%

Quickbooks
up arrow 6%

Data Entry
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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