Payroll Specialist Salary in Houston, Texas

A Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $49,220 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 Ceridian Payroll System, ADP Time and Attendance System, and Microsoft Excel.

$39,498 - $61,050

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$14.78 - $24.16

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$39,498 - $61,050  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,500  
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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$35,555 - $60,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.78 - $24.16  
   
Overtime
$25.11 - $38.38  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,500  
   
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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$35,555 - $60,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas Salaries


Experienced
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National Average
$47,000

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Ceridian Payroll System
up arrow 13%

ADP Time and Attendance System
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 9%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 9%

Data Processing
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

National Average
$47,000

Accounting
up arrow 2%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 15%
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