Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Payroll Assistant is $16.39
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Assistants?
An entry-level Payroll Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.09 based on 52 salaries. An early career Payroll Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.20 based on 218 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Payroll Assistants Do?
A payroll assistant typically works either in the human resources or accounting department of a company. A person in this position assists with all aspects of payroll and related employee recordkeeping and storage. Much of a payroll assistant’s work involves data entry, and familiarity with basic computer programs is required, along with accuracy and attention to detail.
Additionally, payroll assistants help process new employees by handling new hire paperwork. This typically involves working …Read more