The average rate for a Payroll Technician is $16.60 per hour.
Payroll Technician Total Pay (?
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$26,739 - $59,598
(Median)
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48K
60K
MEDIAN: $40,070
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Payroll Technician Total Pay (?
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$12.30 - $23.12
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,739 - $59,598  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
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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$26,344 - $52,529  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 164
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.30 - $23.12  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $35.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
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).
)
$26,344 - $52,529  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 164
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Job Description for Payroll Technician
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll.
Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Technician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Payroll Technician Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$37,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 21%
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