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Payroll Clerk Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$55,317 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Payroll Clerk is $55,317 a year and $27 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Payroll Clerk is between $40,912 and $67,362. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Payroll Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Compiles payroll data, such as hours worked, sales or piecework, taxes, insurance, union dues to be withheld, and employee identification number from time sheets and other records; and ensures employees are paid accurately and on time.
  • Checks time-worked inputs for calculating, coding, or other errors and makes applicable changes.
  • Understands Federal, State, and local wage and hour policies and employment tax laws; and performs action necessary to determine pay and deductions including Federal and State taxes, insurance, retirement, union dues, savings, and other deductions.
  • Monitors computer reports alerting appropriate personnel to problems or errors.
Payroll Clerk Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

Job family population: 152,990

Estimated population of Payroll Clerk jobs: 34,144

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Payroll Clerk Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Payroll Clerk
May 30
New York, NY, USA
Select Express and Logistics
PAYROLL CLERK Select Express & Logistics, LLC is a fast-growing national company, based in mid-town Manhattan. We are looking for an experienced, full-time Payroll Clerk. You must have 2+ years of ...
Payroll Clerk
May 21
New York, NY, USA
FSS Staffing
Forrest solutions is currently partnered with an organization searching for a Payroll Coordinator the job description is as stated below: - perform payroll accounting function including accurate ...
Payroll Clerk
May 21
Murray Hill, USA
The Wilner Group
Payroll Specialist / Clerk Our Client, a well-established not-for-profit organization in the Chatham, NJ area is seeking organization, is seeking an experienced Payroll Clerk to join their team.
Payroll Clerk
May 31
Smithtown, NY, USA
Community Care Home Health Services
The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for ensuring the concise processing of payroll for all five office locations within our organization . In addition, the Payroll Specialist will identify and ...
Job Recruiter/Payroll Clerk
Mar 26
Bronx, NY, USA
Bronx Company seeks to hire a Full Time Human Resources/Payroll Professional to assist with the overall functions of the Human Resources and Payroll Departments. Will be responsible to assist with ...
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