$48,562
Avg. Salary
$18.77
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,424

Bonus

$2,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Payroll Administrator with Microsoft Word skills is $18.77 per hour.

The average pay for a Payroll Administrator with Microsoft Word skills is $48,562 per year.

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$14.48
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$18.77
50%
$25.91
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90%
MEDIAN $18.77
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$36k
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$49k
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$64k
90%
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MEDIAN $48,562
$36,236 - $64,212
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MEDIAN: $48,562
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$0$64K
Salary $36,236 - $64,212
Bonus $512 - $5,073
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$32,390 - $61,720
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 252
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $14.48 - $25.91
Overtime $20.61 - $38.51
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $512 - $5,073
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$32,390 - $61,720
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 309

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 160 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 115 salaries. An experienced Payroll Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 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 49 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-13%

National Average: $44,344

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 151 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Payroll Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 151 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 23%