A Senior Payroll Administrator earns an average salary of $58,349 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$42,361 - $72,767
(Median)
$42K
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$73K
MEDIAN: $58,348
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$20.95 - $27.34
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$42,361 - $72,767  
   
Bonus
$2,095  
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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$41,975 - $73,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$25.81  
   
Overtime
$41.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Bonus
$2,095  
   
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).
)
$41,975 - $73,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Job Description for Senior Payroll Administrator

  • Process payroll, including updating employee numbers, hours, garnishments, etc.
  • Record, maintain and update payroll procedures.
  • Prepare payroll related reports.
  • Maintain employee records for new hires, pay changes, and terminations.
  • Coach, mentor and develop junior team members.

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Experience Affects Senior Payroll Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$58,000

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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