Payroll Analyst in Houston, Texas Salary

A Payroll Analyst in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $54,688 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Payroll Tax Compliance and Payroll Administration.

$39,718 - $64,070
$55K
MEDIAN: $54,688
50%

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$0$110K
Salary $54,688
Bonus $2,825
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$38,953 - $110,355
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Payroll Analyst

Payroll analyst positions are found in many different industries, but their basic role is usually similar across fields. The duties performed in this position revolve around handling payroll processing and management. This includes duties such as communicating with staff to ensure necessary payroll-related tasks are completed, completing daily audits and reconciliation, and coordinating with finance and human resources departments as needed. Other duties performed by payroll analysts include investigating payroll information, preparing garnishment reports, completing employment verification, posting journal entries, completing quarterly audits, performing database maintenance, and other miscellaneous payroll-related duties.

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Payroll Analyst Tasks

  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to retirement and payroll.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Payroll Analyst Job Listings

Key Stats for Payroll Analyst

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
10%

Skills That Affect Payroll Analyst Salaries

Payroll Tax Compliance
▲21%

Payroll Administration
▲11%

National Average
$57,000

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

ADP Payroll System
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: