Sr. Payroll Manager Salary

With just under nine in ten of Senior Payroll Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $48K to $112K per year and averages out to $74K per year. Senior Payroll Managers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 90 percent. For the most part, Senior Payroll Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$49,517 - $102,723
(Median)
$50K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,557
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50%
90%

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

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,517 - $102,723  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $14,544  
Profit Sharing
$2,440 - $5,000  
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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$48,251 - $112,402  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 210
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 (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$306.39 - $14,544  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,440 - $5,000  
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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$48,251 - $112,402  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Senior Payroll Managers who took the survey. Most notably, skills in Payroll Tax Compliance, ADP Payroll System, Accounting, and Payroll Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Payroll Administration. Most people skilled in Payroll Administration are similarly competent in Accounting and ADP Payroll System.

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Experience Affects Sr. Payroll Manager Salaries


National Average
$76,000


Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Sr. Payroll Manager Salaries

Payroll Tax Compliance
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ADP Payroll System
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Accounting
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National Average
$76,000

Payroll Administration
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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
11%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 13%