Average Payroll Administrator with Windows Operating System General Use Skills Hourly Pay

$19.86
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$2,534
Bonus
$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Payroll Administrator with Windows Operating System General Use skills is $19.86.
10%
$14.87
10%
$19.86
50%
$26.97
90%
90%
MEDIAN $19.86
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $27
Bonus
$502 - $5,113
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2,000
Total Pay
$33,188 - $63,290

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Job Description for Payroll Administrator

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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Popular Skills for Payroll Administrator

Skills in ADP Payroll System and Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Human Resources (HR), Microsoft Excel and Payroll Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Administrator

An early career Payroll Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.53 based on 81 salaries. A mid-career Payroll Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.40 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Payroll Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.72 based on 76 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Payroll Administrator in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 36.0% more than the national average.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 268 survey responses.
Early Career
30.2%
Mid Career
26.9%
Experienced
28.4%
Late Career
14.6%