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Payroll Specialist Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

A Payroll Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $43,411 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
$34,566 - $58,299
(Median)
35K
58K
MEDIAN: $43,411
10%
90%

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$15.43 - $21.69
(Median)
15
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MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
75%

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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$34,566 - $58,299  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,073  
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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$32,969 - $53,884  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.43 - $21.69  
   
Overtime
$10.18 - $33.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,073  
   
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).
)
$32,969 - $53,884  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Payroll Administration
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Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
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Customer Service
up arrow 1%

National Average
$42,000

ADP Payroll System
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 11%

Accounting
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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
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 17%