Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salary

A Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant earns an average wage of $16.04 per hour.

$33,826 - $51,854
$34K
$42K
$52K
MEDIAN: $42,370
10%
50%
90%

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$12.45 - $22.07
$12
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.62
10%
50%
90%

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$0$51K
Salary $33,826 - $51,854
Bonus $202 - $4,055
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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$27,178 - $50,517
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $12.45 - $22.07
Overtime $18.94 - $34.71
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $202 - $4,055
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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$27,178 - $50,517
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 100

Job Description for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant

Payroll and benefits administrative assistants hold an administrative role that specifically deals with employee payment and other accounting duties. This role exists within a variety of industries and may exist in any company where there is a need to maintain financial records. Payroll and administrative assistants must have an understanding of their company's philosophy, policies, and procedures, as well as relevant state and federal law; this includes protecting individuals' privacy while maintaining sensitive financial and personnel records.

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Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Tasks

  • Answer phones, greet visitors and respond to employee questions and requests.
  • Assist with payroll operations, as needed
  • Maintain employees' payroll and benefit documentation and electronic files.
  • Perform basic benefits, retirement plan and human resources activities.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and payroll reports.

Common Career Paths for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant


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Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience Level for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 68 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant 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 52 salaries. An experienced Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 51 salaries. A Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 20 salaries.

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Key Stats for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲23%

▲9%

▼0%

National Average
$38,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salaries


Human Resources
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Payroll Administration
▼1%



▼4%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 19%