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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. The highest paying skills associated with this job are ADP Time and Attendance System, Microsoft Excel, ADP Payroll System, and Customer Service.

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

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$14.38 - $24.87
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$39,615 - $60,928  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$34,920 - $61,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.38 - $24.87  
   
Overtime
$25.11 - $49.81  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
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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$34,920 - $61,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas Salaries

ADP Time and Attendance System
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 11%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 10%

Customer Service
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 7%

Accounting
up arrow 3%

Benefits & Compensation
0%

National Average
$46,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 16%
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