Average Payroll Administrator Hourly Pay

$20.84
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$15.36
MEDIAN
$20.84
90%
$27.16

The average hourly pay for a Payroll Administrator is $20.84

Hourly Rate
$15 - $27
Bonus
$499 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$275 - $6k
Commission
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$34k - $65k
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What Do Payroll Administrators Do?

Payroll Administrator Tasks
  • Ensure organizational compliance with federal and local regulations, auditing, and non-discrimination laws.
  • Prepare payroll related reports.
  • Process payroll, including updating employee numbers, hours, garnishments, etc.
  • Record, maintain and update payroll procedures.
  • Maintain employee records for new hires, pay changes, and terminations.
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Job Satisfaction for Payroll Administrator

4.1 out of 5
(836)
Highly Satisfied
126Reviews
Based on 836 responses, the job of Payroll Administrator has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.05 out of 5. On average, Payroll Administrators are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
91.6%
Male
7.9%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
This data is based on 2,181 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

72%

Dental

62%

Vision

55%

None

27%