The average salary for a Benefits & Payroll Administrator is $52,762.
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Job Description for Benefits & Payroll Administrator
Commonly working in the human resources department, a benefits and payroll administrator keeps track of employee-related data such as citizenship, attendance reporting, performance evaluations, and other vital employee statistics. The job usually includes making sure employees have the resources they need to stay informed on benefit and payment packages as well. Benefits and payroll administrators ensure that affirmative action laws and state and federal labor laws are followed within their comp…Read more
Benefits & Payroll Administrator Tasks
- Manage and analyze employee benefit programs, research issues, and track usage data.
- Process payroll, including updating employee numbers, hours, garnishments, benefits and vacation, etc.
- Communicate with employees and management about benefits options and usage.
- Ensure organizational compliance with federal and local regulations, auditing, and non-discrimination laws.
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Skills in Benefits Administration, Payroll Administration and Benefits & Compensation are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Benefits & Payroll Administrator
An early career Benefits & Payroll Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,147 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Benefits & Payroll Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Benefits & Payroll Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,675 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,107.
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Employees with Benefits & Payroll Administrator in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 8.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8.5% more) and Cincinnati, Ohio (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Raleigh, North Carolina (20.4% less), Sacramento, California (18.1% less) and Albuquerque, New Mexico (3.9% less).
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