Payroll Clerk, Sr. Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Payroll Clerk, Sr., Senior Payroll Clerk

What is the average annual salary for Payroll Clerk, Sr.?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Payroll Clerk, Sr. 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 Clerk, Sr. in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Payroll Clerk, Sr. in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Payroll Clerk, Sr. in the United States is $43,355 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Payroll Clerk, Sr. in the United Sates are expected to make less than $43,355.

Source: HR Reported data as of July 2014

Median $43,355
  • 10%$34,773
  • 25%$38,863
  • 75%$48,345
  • 90%$52,889

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Job Description for Payroll Clerk, Sr.

Inputs data from time sheets, production records, or individual time cards to computerized payroll system. Also responsible for balancing payroll runs, producing federal, state and local tax payments, and answering employee questions and troubleshooting issues. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with 2-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. 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 supervisor or manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. View Payroll Clerk, Sr. job description

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