$44,759
Avg. Salary
$16.48
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant is $16.48 per hour.

The average pay for a Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant is $44,759 per year.

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$12.69
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$22.62
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MEDIAN $44,759
$34,514 - $57,402
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$0$57K
Salary $34,514 - $57,402
Bonus $250 - $6,000
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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$27,698 - $52,476
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 80
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $12.69 - $22.62
Overtime $18.70 - $34.48
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $250 - $6,000
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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$27,698 - $52,476
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 189

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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Common Career Paths for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant


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Many Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants move into a Human Resources Manager role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $59K per year.

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Popular Skills for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant


Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistants report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Accounts Receivable, Human Resources, Payroll Administration, and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Accounts Payable, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office. Aptitude in Human Resources tends to also indicate an understanding of Payroll Administration.

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.

Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant?

Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant in Houston:
"Very exciting Place to Work."
Pros: The people are friendly and are very easy to communicate with.
Cons: The Traffic

Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant in Las Vegas:
"Flexibility."
I believe one of the greatest abilities a person in this position can have, is the ability to be flexible. It's great to have a basic plan for your day but it's even better when you can roll with the flow and be flexible to changes that may come. In my experience, there have always been changes and the better prepaired you are to deal with that possibility, the better off you are.

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Key Stats for Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲22%

▲8%

National Average
$38,000

▼1%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Administrative Assistant Salaries


National Average
$38,000

Human Resources
▼1%

Payroll Administration
▼2%



▼5%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 21%