$47,769
Avg. Salary
$19.11
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,968

Bonus

$2,850

Profit Sharing

$0.00

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Payroll Administrator with Microsoft Office skills is $19.11 per hour.

The average pay for a Payroll Administrator with Microsoft Office skills is $47,769 per year.

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$14.65
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$19.11
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$26.21
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MEDIAN $19.11
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$35k
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$48k
50%
$62k
90%
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MEDIAN $47,769
$35,451 - $62,247
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MEDIAN: $47,769
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$0$62K
Salary $35,451 - $62,247
Bonus $501 - $5,918
Profit Sharing $2,850
Commission $0.00
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,197 - $60,289
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 276
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $14.65 - $26.21
Overtime $21.10 - $38.45
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $501 - $5,918
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $2,850
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,197 - $60,289
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 361

Job Description for Payroll Administrator

A payroll administrator is the person who is responsible for ensuring that all employees within an organization are paid in an accurate and timely fashion. This is a position which will generally work in an indoor office environment. This administrator will generally keep weekday, daytime hours, though some overtime or extended hours may be necessary. A payroll administrator will generally work with other office personnel, as well as accounting and human resources personnel.

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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.

Payroll Administrator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Payroll Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 186 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 116 salaries. An experienced Payroll Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 125 salaries. A Payroll Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 46 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

19%

National Average: $44,707

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Payroll Administrator

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 175 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Payroll Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

▲10%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 175 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 22%