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Payroll Specialist Salary in Dallas, Texas

For Dallas Payroll Specialists, yearly average wages total $44K annually. Work is enjoyable for Payroll Specialists in Dallas, Texas, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,832 - $59,944
(Median)
$39K
$44K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,685
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90%

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$13.38 - $23.44
(Median)
$13
$19
$23
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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
$38,832 - $59,944  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
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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$32,982 - $60,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.38 - $23.44  
   
Overtime
$19.77 - $39.12  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
   
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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$32,982 - $60,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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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 Dallas Payroll Specialists, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $41K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $42K. Payroll Specialists in Dallas, Texas see a median salary of $45K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $54K.

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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%


National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 3%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 1%

Accounting
0%

Benefits & Compensation
0%

National Average
$43,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Data Entry
up arrow 5%

Data Processing
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 15%
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