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Payroll Specialist Salary
in Arizona, United States

$48,669 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Payroll Specialist is $48,669 a year and $23 an hour in Arizona, United States. The average salary range for a Payroll Specialist is between $35,698 and $59,465. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Payroll Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arizona, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Payroll Specialist Job Listings for Arizona, United States

Payroll Specialist job in Mesa, AZ
Jan 16
Mesa, AZ, USA
Accounting Principals
Your job responsibilities as a Payroll Specialist will include: * Processing payroll for over 200 employees (this number will continue to grow!) * Handling changes to the payroll system including new ...
Payroll Specialist
Jan 10
Chandler, AZ, USA
Legacy Traditional Schools/Vertex Education
POSITION OVERVIEW The Payroll Specialist is responsible for the timely processing of the semi-monthly payroll of 1500+ employees for hourly and salaried employees of Vertex Education and Legacy ...
Payroll Specialist
Jan 11
Tucson, AZ, USA
Focus HR, Inc.
The primary responsibilities of the Payroll Specialist is to be responsible for all aspects of quality payroll service for ASO and PEO clients. Partners and collaborates with ASO and PEO clients with ...
PEO Payroll
Jan 19
Mesa, AZ, USA
Accounting Principals
Our local client with a reputation for stellar customer service is looking for Payroll Specialists for their Gilbert office. This position includes bonus potential, great benefits, and a flexible ...
Payroll Accountant (Funtions as a Specialist)
Jan 8
Phoenix, AZ, USA
TriWest Healthcare Alliance
Job Summary Under general supervision, the Payroll Accountant handles all payroll taxes for the company. This includes researching all federal, state, and local requirements, and completing ...