Mid-Career Payroll Administrator Salary

An average Mid-Career Payroll Administrator can expect to take home roughly $49K annually. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career Payroll Administrators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — roughly one in five — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$37,062 - $62,077
$37K
$49K
$62K
MEDIAN: $49,200
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$15.08 - $26.28
$15
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $19.80
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$62K
Salary $37,062 - $62,077
Bonus $490.94 - $5,203
Profit Sharing $2,700
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).
)
$34,478 - $60,461
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 441
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $15.08 - $26.28
Overtime $21.09 - $37.39
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $490.94 - $5,203
Profit Sharing $2,700
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).
)
$34,478 - $60,461
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 422

Payroll Administrator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,014

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

For Mid-Career Payroll Administrators, San Jose provides a pay rate that is 31 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Payroll Administrators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+31 percent), Seattle (+28 percent), Los Angeles (+26 percent), and New York (+21 percent). Falling short of the national average by 12 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Orlando.

Key Stats for Payroll Administrator

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 177 votes.
5-9 years
70%
10-19 years
30%

Skills That Affect Payroll Administrator Salaries

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Software Suite
▲7%

Payroll Tax Compliance
▲5%

Benefits & Compensation
▲5%

Microsoft Excel
▲4%

ADP Time and Attendance System
▲4%

ADP
▲3%


Microsoft Office
▲1%

Microsoft Word
▲1%

Data Processing
▲1%


Software Knowledge
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Human Resources
▼1%

Accounts Payable
▼1%

Accounting
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 177 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 21%