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Payroll Supervisor in the United States

How much does a Payroll Supervisor earn in the United States? The average Payroll Supervisor salary in the United States is $77,476 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $67,574 and $85,115. 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.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Responsible for processing company payroll. Ensures accurate calculation of wages, tax withholding, and company deductions. Prepares statistical reports on employee pay, commissions and bonuses; vacation, sick, disability and workers compensation leave; taxes, withholding, etc. Oversees the distribution of paychecks or arranges direct deposit programs. Ensures payroll records are updated and reports on any matters of interest. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Supervises a group of primarily para-professional level staffs. May also be a level above a supervisor within high volume administrative/ production environments. Makes day-to-day decisions within or for a group/small department. Has some authority for personnel actions. Typically requires 3-5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area and department processes.

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    Payroll Administrator IV

    7 + years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    Payroll Supervisor

    3 - 5 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Payroll Manager

    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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