Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Payroll & Benefits Administrator is $52,996
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Payroll & Benefits Administrators?
An entry-level Payroll & Benefits Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,141 based on 16 salaries. An early career Payroll & Benefits Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,997 …Read more
What Do Payroll & Benefits Administrators Do?
A payroll and benefits administrator is responsible for managing a company's employee compensation and benefits system. Among the duties of the payroll and benefits administrator are ensuring the smooth operation of employee payment and explaining and implementing employees' benefits packages. The payroll and benefits administrator may also be assigned some tasks relating to human resources, such as drafting employee schedules, performing background checks on prospective applicants, handling …Read more
- 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.