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Payroll Specialist Salary in Houston, Texas

A Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $49,496 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 and Microsoft Excel.

$39,498 - $61,050
(Median)
$39K
$49K
$61K
MEDIAN: $49,495
10%
50%
90%

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$14.29 - $24.98
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
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
$39,498 - $61,050  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
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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$35,085 - $61,649  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.29 - $24.98  
   
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 - $4,894  
   
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).
)
$35,085 - $61,649  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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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%

National Average
$47,000

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

ADP Time and Attendance System
up arrow 11%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 8%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 5%

Accounting
up arrow 3%

National Average
$47,000

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 6%

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
36%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 15%