Average Payroll Administrator with Payroll Administration Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$55,439
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$41k
MEDIAN
$55k
90%
$74k

The average salary for a Payroll Administrator is $55,439

Base Salary
$41k - $74k
Bonus
$983 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$36k - $73k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Female
87.5%
Male
12.5%
This data is based on 24 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

57%

Dental

57%

Vision

47%

None

37%