Average Payroll Accountant Salary

$56,201
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$40k
MEDIAN
$56k
90%
$74k

The average salary for a Payroll Accountant is $56,201

Base Salary
$40k - $74k
Bonus
$405 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$811 - $5k
Total Pay
$36k - $72k
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Job Satisfaction for Payroll Accountant

3.8 out of 5
(138)
Highly Satisfied
13Reviews
Based on 138 responses, the job of Payroll Accountant has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.83 out of 5. On average, Payroll Accountants are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
83.2%
Male
15.7%
Prefer to self-define
1.1%
This data is based on 364 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

79%

Dental

74%

Vision

62%

None

19%