The average salary for a Payroll Specialist is €35,184 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

€26,056 - €46,651
€26K
€35K
€47K
MEDIAN: €35,184
10%
50%
90%
€16.13 - €21.34
€20
MEDIAN: €19.99
50%
€0€48K
Salary €26,056 - €46,651
Bonus €1,192 - €5,106
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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€26,364 - €48,842
  • Country: Ireland
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 99
Hourly Data €0€28
Hourly Rate €19.99
Overtime €29.00
Annual Data €0€48K
Bonus €1,192 - €5,106
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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€26,364 - €48,842
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Payroll Specialist

Payroll specialists can be found in many industries from small businesses to large organizations. Job responsibilities often include payroll processing, maintaining personnel databases, and managing budgetary expenditures. Knowledge and experience with tax laws, union contracts, wage and hour laws, and common fiscal procedures are important. Most payroll specialists are expected to have a good understanding of budgetary operations. Payroll specialists report to a supervisor who oversees the department. Flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, may be required.

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Payroll Specialist Tasks

  • Audit employee timesheets for hours worked and accuracy.
  • Prepare payroll related journal entries for period-end.
  • Maintain, prepare and process payroll for organization personnel.
  • Maintain current knowledge of IRS regulations.
  • Compile and submit payroll deductions related check requests and payments.

Payroll Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Payroll Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €33,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €38,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Payroll Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €41,000 based on 38 salaries. A Payroll Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €39,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: €35,969

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Key Stats for Payroll Specialist

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

▲15%

▲9%

▲6%

National Average
€36,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 53%