Payroll Specialist Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

A Payroll Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $44,514 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$35,520 - $57,288
(Median)
$36K
$45K
$57K
MEDIAN: $44,513
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$15.24 - $21.79
(Median)
$15
$18
$22
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$35,520 - $57,288  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,091  
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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$33,401 - $53,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.24 - $21.79  
   
Overtime
$1.55 - $33.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,091  
   
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).
)
$33,401 - $53,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%


Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 3%

Data Processing
up arrow 3%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Benefits & Compensation
0%

National Average
$42,000

Accounting
up arrow 6%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 13%
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