Payroll Administrator III Salary in the United States

How much does a Payroll Administrator III make in the United States? The average Payroll Administrator III salary in the United States is $72,379 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $66,869 and $79,104. 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 the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

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 with the government regulations. Responds to and resolves any inquiries regarding paychecks. May coordinate payroll with outside service provider. Requires an associates degree. Typically reports to a Payroll Manager. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Payroll Administrator II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    4 - 7 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    Payroll Administrator IV

    7 + years experience
    Associate's Degree

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