Payroll Specialist in Dallas, Texas Salary

Payroll Specialists in Dallas take home approximately $45K per year on average. Pay ranges from $34K on the low end to $60K per year on the high end. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,066 - $61,000
(Median)
$39K
$45K
$61K
MEDIAN: $44,678
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$14.14 - $24.34
(Median)
$14
$20
$24
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$39,066 - $61,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,080  
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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$34,041 - $59,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.14 - $24.34  
   
Overtime
$21.45 - $36.58  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,080  
   
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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$34,041 - $59,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Specialist

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


For Payroll Specialists in Dallas, Texas, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $41K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $42K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $47K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $54K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%


National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 1%

Accounting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

Benefits & Compensation
0%

National Average
$43,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Data Processing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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