A Payroll Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $47,310 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$39,240 - $53,432
(Median)
$39K
$47K
$53K
MEDIAN: $47,309
10%
50%
90%

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$16.31 - $24.38
(Median)
$16
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$39,240 - $53,432  
   
Bonus
$4,913  
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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$35,042 - $54,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$16.31 - $24.38  
   
Overtime
$28.65  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$4,913  
   
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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$35,042 - $54,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

ADP Time and Attendance System
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Accounting
0%

National Average
$45,000

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

Data Processing
up arrow 3%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 8%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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