Salary for
Payroll Administrator in the United States

How much does a Payroll Administrator earn in the United States? The average Payroll Administrator salary in the United States is $59,487 as of October 31, 2018, but the range typically falls between $52,645 and $66,421. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Responsible for the accurate preparation, documentation, and distribution of payroll via the payroll system. Reviews the computation of pay and ensures the company payroll policies are in accordance w

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total compensation for the job of Payroll Administrator in the United States. The base salary for Payroll Administrator ranges from $52,645 to $66,421 with the average base salary of $59,487. The total compensation, which includes bonus, health and retirement, can vary anywhere from $54,347 to $69,286 with the average total compensation of $61,486.
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  1. This Job:

    Payroll Administrator

    2 - 4 years experience
    Associate's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Payroll Supervisor

    3 - 5 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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