Average Experienced Payroll Officer with Benefits & Compensation Skills Salary

$48,738
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,700
Bonus
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The average salary for an Experienced Payroll Officer with Benefits & Compensation skills is $48,738.
25%
$41k
25%
$49k
50%
$57k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $48,738
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Salary
$41k - $57k
Bonus
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$36k - $69k

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Job Description for Payroll Officer

Payroll Officer 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.

Career Paths

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Payroll Officer
Payroll Administrator
Accounts Receivable Clerk
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Payroll Officer

Skills in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Payroll Administration and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Officer

A mid-career Payroll Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,518 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,750.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 15 survey responses.
Mid Career
46.7%
Late Career
53.3%