Average Benefits & Payroll Administrator Salary

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The average salary for a Benefits & Payroll Administrator is $52,762.
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$41k - $79k
$509 - $3k
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$39k - $79k

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Job Description for Benefits & Payroll Administrator

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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Popular Skills for Benefits & Payroll Administrator

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.
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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