Payroll Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

A Payroll Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $44,156 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$35,909 - $54,816
(Median)
$36K
$44K
$55K
MEDIAN: $44,155
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$15.76 - $23.07
(Median)
$16
$19
$23
MEDIAN: $18.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$35,909 - $54,816  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
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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$34,066 - $53,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.76 - $23.07  
   
Overtime
$1.55 - $43.63  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
   
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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$34,066 - $53,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%


Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Data Processing
up arrow 3%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$43,000

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

Accounting
up arrow 6%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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