Payroll Administrator Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Payroll Administrator

What is the average annual salary for Payroll Administrator?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Payroll Administrator may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Payroll Administrator in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Payroll Administrator in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annualy pay for a typical Payroll Administrator in the United States is $51,125 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $51,125.

Source: HR Reported data as of April 2014

Median $51,125
  • 10%$38,869
  • 25%$44,709
  • 75%$59,006
  • 90%$66,181

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Job Description for Payroll Administrator

Maintains production records, timesheets, and the payroll system. May be responsible for computing, withholding, and deductions associated with net earnings. May require an associate's degree or its equivalent and at least 4 years of experience in the field. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. Typically reports to a payroll manager. View Payroll Administrator job description

Categories:  Accounting

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

Similar Job Titles:  Payroll Manager, Payroll Clerk, Payroll Clerk, Sr., Payroll Supervisor I, Payroll Supervisor II, Payroll Director, Retail Store Operations Administrator, Payroll Supervisor III, UNIX Administrator

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