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Payroll Specialist Salary in Dallas, Texas

Average Dallas Payroll Specialists make around $42K annually. While some workers in this profession — around one in five — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. Most Payroll Specialists in Dallas report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$33,766 - $59,197
(Median)
34K
40K
51K
59K
MEDIAN: $42,486
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90%

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$13.04 - $24.14
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,766 - $59,197  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,575  
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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$32,057 - $60,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.04 - $24.14  
   
Overtime
$19.92 - $38.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,575  
   
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).
)
$32,057 - $60,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Specialist in Dallas, Texas

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


For Payroll Specialists in Dallas, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $39K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $41K. Dallas Payroll Specialists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $44K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Payroll Specialists in Dallas, Texas with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $54K.

Experience Affects Payroll Specialist in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Payroll Administration
up arrow 5%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 5%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 3%

Accounting
up arrow 2%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

National Average
$42,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Data Processing
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 20%