Average Late-Career Payroll Officer with Benefits & Compensation Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Late-Career Payroll Officer with Benefits & Compensation skills is $60,750.
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$0 - $61k
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$42k - $71k

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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
Payroll Specialist
Accounts Receivable Clerk
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Payroll Officer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Payroll Tax Compliance, Payroll Administration, Microsoft Office 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. An experienced Payroll Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,738 based on 19 salaries.

Years of Experience

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Mid Career