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Sr. Payroll Manager Salary

The majority of Senior Payroll Managers in the United States — over four-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $49K to $114K per year, and the median is $74K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and more than half earn vision coverage. Women account for the majority of Senior Payroll Managers who took the survey — 90 percent to be exact. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$49,994 - $105,527
(Median)
$50K
$74K
$110K
MEDIAN: $74,177
10%
50%
90%

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$17.57 - $40.99
(Median)
$18
$23
$41
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,994 - $105,527  
   
Bonus
$155.00 - $13,875  
Profit Sharing
$2,419 - $3,052  
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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$48,905 - $114,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.57 - $40.99  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $41.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$155.00 - $13,875  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,419 - $3,052  
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).
)
$48,905 - $114,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Sr. Payroll Manager

  • Maintain, direct and calculate the entry of data.
  • Ensure accuracy and timely completion of the payroll records.
  • Create audit reports to verify the accuracy of the payroll run.
  • Manage the daily operations of the payroll group.

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Popular Skills for Sr. Payroll Manager


Senior Payroll Managers only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Payroll Tax Compliance, ADP Payroll System, Accounting, and Payroll Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Payroll Administration. For most people, competency in Payroll Administration indicates knowledge of Accounting and ADP Payroll System.

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Experience Affects Sr. Payroll Manager Salaries


National Average
$77,000


Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Sr. Payroll Manager Salaries

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 11%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 5%

Accounting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$77,000

Payroll Administration
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 15%
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