Payroll Specialist Salary in Atlanta, Georgia (United States)

A Payroll Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $44,011 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.
Payroll Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia Salary (?
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$33,945 - $57,928
(Median)
34K
44K
51K
58K
MEDIAN: $44,011
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Payroll Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia Salary (?
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$15.41 - $21.64
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,945 - $57,928  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
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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$32,930 - $54,751  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.41 - $21.64  
   
Overtime
$10.43 - $33.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
   
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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$32,930 - $54,751  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$42,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 4%
Data Entry
up arrow 4%
Customer Service
up arrow 3%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%
ADP Payroll System
0%
National Average
$42,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
Accounting
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 15%