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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Payroll Administrator make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$76,207 / yrTotal Pay
$50,003 / yrBase Pay
$26,204 / yrAdditional Pay

$76,207

 / yr
$39K$481K
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The estimated total pay for a Payroll Administrator is $76,207 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $50,003 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $26,204 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$73,288 /yr
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$79,126 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Payroll Administrator?

Some related job titles are Payroll Clerk Salaries with median pay of $62,425, Payroll Coordinator Salaries with median pay of $69,938, Payroll Supervisor Salaries with median pay of $81,671, Payroll Assistant Salaries with median pay of $68,467.

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Largo Concrete
3.8

Largo Concrete

Payroll Administrator - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $24 - $31

$24

$31

$24 - $31 Range

ADP
4.0

ADP

Payroll Administrator

$58,304

 /yr
Range: $41K - $78K

$41K

$78K

$40,845 - $78,367 Range

Robert Half
3.9

Robert Half

Payroll Administrator

$58,993

 /yr
Range: $41K - $104K

$41K

$104K

$40,520 - $104,314 Range

FedEx
3.7

FedEx

Payroll Administrator - Hourly

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

Healthcare Services Group
3.0

Healthcare Services Group

Payroll Administrator

$39,087

 /yr
Range: $35K - $40K

$35K

$40K

$34,574 - $39,846 Range

Verizon
3.9

Verizon

Payroll Administrator

$49,847

 /yr
Range: $48K - $68K

$48K

$68K

$47,974 - $68,397 Range

Pluckers Wing Bar
2.9

Pluckers Wing Bar

Payroll Administrator

$43,710

 /yr
Range: $40K - $48K

$40K

$48K

$39,630 - $48,492 Range

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Acara Solutions
3.8

Acara Solutions

Payroll Administrator - Hourly

$18

$22

$18 - $22 Range

Marriott International
4.1

Marriott International

Payroll Administrator - Hourly

$22

$29

$22 - $29 Range

Focus Workforces
3.5

Focus Workforces

Payroll Administrator - Hourly

$16

$19

$16 - $19 Range

Wyndham Destinations
3.7

Wyndham Destinations

Payroll Administrator

$45,637

 /yr
Range: $39K - $50K

$39K

$50K

$38,555 - $50,000 Range

Anonymous Content
3.8

Anonymous Content

Payroll Administrator

$66,565

 /yr
Range: $57K - $79K

$57K

$79K

$57,204 - $78,833 Range

The Coca-Cola Company
4.0

The Coca-Cola Company

Payroll Administrator - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $17 - $21

$17

$21

$17 - $21 Range

LAZ parking
3.6

LAZ parking

Payroll Administrator - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $24 - $30

$24

$30

$24 - $30 Range

KBW Financial Staffing and Recruiting
4.6

$67,663

 /yr
Range: $47K - $79K

$47K

$79K

$47,364 - $78,940 Range

Insight Global
4.0

Insight Global

Payroll Administrator

$40,826

 /yr
Range: $38K - $88K

$38K

$88K

$37,866 - $87,624 Range

UPS
3.5

UPS

Payroll Administrator - Hourly

$19

$22

$19 - $22 Range

Penske Automotive Group
4.1

Penske Automotive Group

Payroll Administrator - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $24 - $31

$24

$31

$24 - $31 Range

Group 1 Automotive
3.3

Group 1 Automotive

Payroll Administrator - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $18 - $23

$18

$23

$18 - $23 Range

EyeCare Partners
3.5

EyeCare Partners

Payroll Administrator

$56,313

 /yr
Range: $47K - $70K

$47K

$70K

$47,364 - $70,201 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Payroll Advisor in United States of America

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$47,800

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Payroll Advisor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Payroll Analyst with 7 to 9 years of experience

$63,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Payroll Administrator with 7 to 9 years of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Payroll Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$63,474

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Payroll Specialist with more than 15 years of experience

$25

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Payroll Advisor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$23

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Payroll Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Payroll Administrator salaries

The national average salary for a Payroll Administrator is $50,894 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Payroll Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 847 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Payroll Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a Payroll Administrator in United States is $70,469 per year.

The lowest salary for a Payroll Administrator in United States is $36,756 per year.

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