Payroll & Benefits Administrator in Houston, Texas Salary

The average pay for a Payroll & Benefits Administrator in Houston, Texas is $51,067 per year.

$42,682 - $74,107
$43K
$53K
$74K
MEDIAN: $53,199
10%
50%
90%

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Salary $42,682 - $74,107
Bonus $4,540
Total Pay (?
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$43,528 - $72,742
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

Job Description for Payroll & Benefits Administrator

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 worker's compensation claims, and conducting performance evaluations. The payroll and benefits administrator is expected to understand laws and regulations pertaining to employee compensation and ensure that their organization adheres to such standards.

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Payroll & Benefits 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.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Key Stats for Payroll & Benefits Administrator

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Administrator Salaries

Payroll Administration
▲4%

National Average
$54,000

Benefits Administration
▼3%

Payroll Tax Compliance
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 6%