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Payroll Administrator Salary

$52,453 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$1,007

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for a Payroll Administrator is $52,453 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Payroll Administrator is between $38,473 and $64,087. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Payroll Administrator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Processes organization's payroll and compiles payroll data to maintain accurate payroll records.
  • Processes employee status changes, processes and analyzes payroll and employee expenses, reconciles general ledger accounts, creates on-going month-end, quarterly, and year-end organization reports, and performs other rated duties as assigned.
  • Audits payroll information for accuracy.
  • Reconciles payroll deposits, tax withholdings, wage garnishments, and voluntary deductions.
  • Participates in problem solving and special projects within the Payroll Department.
  • Assigns exempt and non-exempt worker status to employees.
Payroll Administrator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Compensation and Benefits Managers

Job family population: 15,660

Estimated population of Payroll Administrator jobs: 313

Rate of error: 1.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$60,807
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Payroll Administrator Job Listings for United States

Payroll Administrator
Dec 9
Baltimore, MD, USA
Creative Financial Staffing (CFS)
A reputable company in the Baltimore, MD area is looking to hire an experienced Payroll Administrator - The Payroll Administrator will report directly to the Payroll Manager and will handle high ...
Payroll Administrator #17729
Dec 6
Honolulu, HI, USA
Bishop & Company, Inc.
Payroll Administrator - #17729 This position is responsible for processing payroll and accounts payables of benefit plans. Maintains payroll records and personnel files. Handles HRIS Payroll issues ...
HR Payroll Administrator
Dec 2
Logan, OH, USA
BCforward
HR Payroll Administrator 12+ Months Logan OH 43138 Role Summary/Purpose As the HR Payroll Administrator, you will provide support in a manufacturing environment to include payroll and timekeeping ...
Payroll Administrator
Dec 6
Houston, TX, USA
OneSource Building Technologies
Payroll Administrator OneSource Building Technologies (OSBT) provides integrated, value-added solutions and services to large-scale national and international customers with a global service provider ...
Payroll Administrator
Dec 9
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
Ossanna Consulting
Payroll and HRIS Administrator Administers all aspects of the payroll for multiple locations. Provides technical, tactical and project management oversite for payroll system implementations. Acts as ...

The average pay for a Payroll Administrator is $52,453 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Payroll Administrator is between $38,473 and $64,087. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Payroll Administrator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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