A Payroll Specialist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $49,035 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are ADP and Ceridian Payroll System.

$37,571 - $67,648
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$38K
$49K
$68K
MEDIAN: $49,034
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$16.11 - $24.15
(Median)
$16
$21
$24
MEDIAN: $20
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$37,571 - $67,648  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
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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$36,834 - $68,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.11 - $24.15  
   
Overtime
$25.85 - $49.32  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,000  
   
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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$36,834 - $68,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%


National Average
$47,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

ADP
up arrow 16%

Ceridian Payroll System
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 3%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%

Accounting
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$47,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Data Processing
up arrow 2%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 4%

Quickbooks
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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