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Payroll Specialist Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$57,262 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Payroll Specialist is $57,262 a year and $28 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Payroll Specialist is between $42,001 and $69,963. 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 Connecticut, 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 Connecticut, United States

Sr. Payroll Specialist, Part-time or Full-time
Dec 4
Norwalk, CT, USA
As a result of our ongoing growth we are seeking several Sr. Payroll Specialists to add to our team. The resources we are seeking will assist with payroll projects, implements and audits for our ...
Payroll Clerk
Jan 14
East Hartford, CT, USA
Construction Company
We are seeking a Payroll Clerk! You will be responsible for the effective management and profitable operation of our weekly payroll. Responsibilities: * Data entry into spreadsheets and the payroll ...
Payroll Coordinator - Immediate Start
Jan 12
Shelton, CT, USA
Kelly Services
Payroll Coordinator - Immediate Start - Market Leader We have an excellent opportunity for a payroll coordinator/admin to jump in and help a market leader during this busy time! You will enjoy the ...
Payroll Administrator
Jan 16
Glastonbury, USA
Accountemps has partnered with a reputable healthcare organization in the Greater Hartford Area on an immediate need for a Payroll Administrator! Due to growth, they have created a new role to join a ...
Payroll/HR Coordinator
Jan 10
New Haven, CT, USA
We are currently seeking a Payroll/HR Coordinator to join our team. Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Processing employee data changes * Processing weekly payroll * Reporting ...