Payroll Specialist with Payroll Administration Skills in Phoenix, Arizona Salary

A Payroll Specialist with Payroll Administration skills in Phoenix, Arizona earns an average wage of $18.87 per hour. This job's rate does not change very much with experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$38,432 - $65,904
$38K
$48K
$66K
MEDIAN: $48,416
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50%
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$14.30 - $21.76
$14
$19
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MEDIAN: $18.69
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$0$65K
Salary $38,432 - $65,904
Bonus $1,223
Commission $600
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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$35,855 - $65,007
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $14.30 - $21.76
Overtime $28.30
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $1,223
Commission $600
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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$35,855 - $65,007
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Payroll Specialist

Payroll specialists can be found in many industries from small businesses to large organizations. Job responsibilities often include payroll processing, maintaining personnel databases, and managing budgetary expenditures. Knowledge and experience with tax laws, union contracts, wage and hour laws, and common fiscal procedures are important. Most payroll specialists are expected to have a good understanding of budgetary operations. Payroll specialists report to a supervisor who oversees the department. Flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, may be required.

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Payroll Specialist Tasks

  • Audit employee timesheets for hours worked and accuracy.
  • Prepare payroll related journal entries for period-end.
  • Maintain, prepare and process payroll for organization personnel.
  • Maintain current knowledge of IRS regulations.
  • Compile and submit payroll deductions related check requests and payments.

About Phoenix, Arizona

Maricopa County, Arizona
1,563,001
Male:
786,833 (50.3%)
Female:
776,168 (49.7%)
Phoenix (/ˈfiːnᵻks/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,563,025 people (as of 2015), Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than 1 million residents. Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is a part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 12th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.3 million people as of 2010. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and, at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), it is the largest city in the state, nearly twice the size of Tucson and one of the largest cities in the United States. Settled in 1867 as an agricultural community near the confluence of the...
Phoenix:
$48,452
Arizona:
$51,492
$922
Phoenix:
$200,800
Arizona:
$194,300
4.0%

Payroll Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Payroll Specialist

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Experienced
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 10%