Entry-Level Payroll Coordinator Salary

Entry-Level Payroll Coordinators can expect wages of $17.36 per hour on average. The vast majority of Entry-Level Payroll Coordinators (90 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The majority of Entry-Level Payroll Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$32,065 - $54,996
$32K
$43K
$55K
MEDIAN: $43,202
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90%

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$13.32 - $22.34
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$17
$22
MEDIAN: $17.47
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$0$54K
Salary $32,065 - $54,996
Bonus $396.77 - $4,805
Profit Sharing $4,200
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).
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$29,812 - $51,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 209
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $13.32 - $22.34
Overtime $20.06 - $34.54
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $396.77 - $4,805
Profit Sharing $4,200
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).
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$29,812 - $51,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 451

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Payroll Coordinator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,066

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

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Payroll Coordinators that is 23 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Payroll Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+16 percent), Houston (+15 percent), Chicago (+13 percent), and New York (+11 percent). Miami ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 5 percent below the national average.

Payroll Coordinator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Payroll Coordinator in Cambridge:
"Concentration is Key."
Attention to detail is a big plus. Being able to prioritize and do multiple things at once is required. Ability to train with all levels of people very helpful. Check and double check for accuracy.

Payroll Coordinator in Ann Arbor:
"The payroll service they choice."
Clearly read the job description.

Payroll Coordinator in North Canton:
"Stress Levels & Career Paths."
Increase your education and keep up on current tax laws.

Key Stats for Payroll Coordinator

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Payroll Coordinator Salaries

UltiPro (Ultimate Software)
▲16%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
▲12%

Payroll Tax Compliance
▲10%

ADP Payroll System
▲3%

Accounts Payable
▲3%

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Software Suite
▲3%

ADP Time and Attendance System
▲1%

ADP
▲1%


National Average
$39,000

Human Resources
▼1%

Accounting
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

SAP Payroll
▼3%

Accounts Receivable
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 18%
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