Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Payroll Director is $101,478
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Directors?
An experienced Payroll Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $90,000 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $136,932.
What Do Payroll Directors Do?
The payroll director oversees payroll, payroll accounting, and payroll tax for their company. The payroll director may oversee other payroll employees and be entrusted with hiring duties. Additionally, the payroll manager may perform external and internal audits related to payroll, making sure that the payroll department is adhering to company and legal standards. They may help automate payroll processes, upgrade payroll software, and correct any payroll problems as well. Problem solving is an …Read more