$59,598
Avg. Salary
$22.41
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,123

Bonus

$4,854

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Payroll Supervisor is $22.41 per hour.

The average pay for a Payroll Supervisor is $59,598 per year.

10%
$15.33
10%
$22.41
50%
$31.62
90%
90%
MEDIAN $22.41
10%
$45k
10%
$60k
50%
$78k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $59,598
$44,882 - $77,615
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$78K
MEDIAN: $59,598
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$15.33 - $31.62
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$0$78K
Salary $44,882 - $77,615
Bonus $981 - $7,244
Profit Sharing $1,957 - $10,304
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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$41,357 - $78,603
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,079
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $15.33 - $31.62
Overtime $23.46 - $46.34
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $981 - $7,244
Profit Sharing $1,957 - $10,304
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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$41,357 - $78,603
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 266

Job Description for Payroll Supervisor

A typical payroll supervisor is responsible for reviewing payroll, as well as ensuring compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal government regulations. Payroll supervisors work extensively with finances in a detail-oriented and deadline-based environment. This field requires individuals stay current with changes in government requirements so that the employer remains in compliance. Payroll supervisors may hire and supervise payroll clerks who work under them; this may include training, directing work, proving performance reviews, and meting out rewards and disciplinary action. They may also work closely with human resources personnel, business owners, and employees.

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Payroll Supervisor Pay By Employer

$0$63K

$60,505

Common Career Paths for Payroll Supervisor


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Payroll Supervisors sometimes assume positions such as Payroll Directors. That role pays $88K per year on average. A Payroll Manager role is the most prevalent career advancement for Payroll Supervisors. Paychecks for that role are $56K on average. The Human Resources Manager position is another common transition for Payroll Supervisors; in this role, salaries are typically at the $59K mark.

Payroll Supervisor Job Listings

Popular Skills for Payroll Supervisor


Survey results imply that Payroll Supervisors deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in UltiPro, ADP Time and Attendance System, Ceridian Payroll System, and SAP Payroll are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 20 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Human Resources, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Microsoft Word. For most people, competency in Microsoft Excel indicates knowledge of Microsoft Office and Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Payroll Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 193 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 235 salaries. An experienced Payroll Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 308 salaries. A Payroll Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 168 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

28%

23%

-3%

-4%

-11%

National Average: $58,534

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

For Payroll Supervisors, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Payroll Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+27 percent), Seattle (+24 percent), Charlotte (+14 percent), and Los Angeles (+9 percent). Payroll Supervisors in San Antonio report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 28 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Jacksonville and Chicago (20 percent lower and 14 percent lower, respectively).

Payroll Supervisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Payroll Supervisor?

Payroll Supervisor in Conway:
"Payroll and More."
Pros: I love the people I work with, my job is fulfilling but I can do more.
Cons: Increased workload because of performance, other employees not accountable

Payroll Supervisor in San Diego:
"Never a dull moment!"
Pros: The people
Cons: Long hours

Payroll Supervisor in Lubbock:
"Great."
Pros: Weather
Cons: Attractions

Payroll Supervisor in Sacramento:
"Payroll Supervisor."
Pros: I like being able to work in a office that has a good atmosphere, and I like doing what I do honestly. Being able to help make sure people are getting paid what they should and checks are being sent out on time.
Cons: The fact that I feel like I don't get paid what I should, and I feel my manager takes me less serious because I am young, but I take pride in what I do and how I do it.

Payroll Supervisor in Pueblo:
"The stress level."
I wished I would have know the stress level I was going to deal with.

Payroll Supervisor in Spokane:
"Stress Levels And Software Upgrade Issues."
Request software training from the source and then from your team.

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Key Stats for Payroll Supervisor

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 294 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
25%

Experience Affects Payroll Supervisor Salaries

▲8%

▲4%

National Average
$59,000

▼6%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Payroll Supervisor Salaries

UltiPro (Ultimate Software)
▲18%

ADP Time and Attendance System
▲11%

Ceridian Payroll System
▲9%


SAP Payroll
▲4%


▲1%



National Average
$59,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%





Human Resources
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 294 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 15%