Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Payroll Accountant is $56,201
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Accountants?
An entry-level Payroll Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,231 based on 23 salaries. An early career Payroll Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,705 based on 217 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Payroll Accountants Do?
Payroll accountants generate, maintain, and interpret various reports and financial statements for the company. Most of their work is performed internally, and adherence to various government standards and company policies is critical. Depending on the size of the company, this work may be performed with a team of other accountants or independently; however, payroll accountants should be flexible enough to work both independently and in a team setting. All work is performed in an indoor office …Read more