How much does a Payroll Analyst make?

Updated Jun 11, 2021

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$59,451 /yr
Average Base Pay

373 salaries

$43K

Low

$59K

Average

$83K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Payroll Analyst is $59,451 in United States. Filter by location to see Payroll Analyst salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 373 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Payroll Analyst employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Payroll Specialist$46,213 /yr
L3
Senior Payroll Specialist$53,959 /yr
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$38,750

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Time Warner Cable
3.3

Time Warner Cable

Payroll Analyst

$56,656

 /yr
Range: $54K - $63K
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$54K

$63K

$54,410 - $62,523 Range

Alight Solutions
3.3

Alight Solutions

Payroll Analyst

$59,913

 /yr
Range: $54K - $71K

$54K

$71K

$54,300 - $70,575 Range

PRO Unlimited
3.9

PRO Unlimited

Payroll Analyst - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $21 - $31

$21

$31

$21 - $31 Range

Xerox
3.2

Xerox

Payroll Analyst

$57,789

 /yr
Range: $55K - $60K

$55K

$60K

$55,043 - $60,406 Range

ADP
4

ADP

Payroll Analyst

$63,685

 /yr
Range: $43K - $79K

$43K

$79K

$42,649 - $79,240 Range

DISYS
3.9

DISYS

Payroll Analyst - Hourly

$37

 /hr
Range: $24 - $43

$24

$43

$24 - $43 Range

Verizon
3.9

Verizon

Payroll Analyst

$64,741

 /yr
Range: $45K - $67K

$45K

$67K

$45,131 - $67,157 Range

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Sage
4.3

Sage

Payroll Analyst

$56,881

 /yr
Range: $56K - $59K

$56K

$59K

$56,201 - $58,666 Range

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)
4.1

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)

Payroll Analyst - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $21 - $25

$21

$25

$21 - $25 Range

Facebook
4.3

Facebook

Payroll Analyst

$82,327

 /yr
Range: $81K - $97K

$81K

$97K

$81,465 - $97,131 Range

State of Washington
3.6

State of Washington

Payroll Analyst

$51,306

 /yr
Range: $45K - $59K

$45K

$59K

$45,288 - $59,487 Range

Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Payroll Analyst

$61,248

 /yr
Range: $59K - $63K

$59K

$63K

$58,992 - $63,070 Range

Acosta
3.1

Acosta

Payroll Analyst

$45,347

 /yr
Range: $41K - $55K

$41K

$55K

$40,527 - $55,000 Range

University of California - Office of the President
3.4

University of California - Office of the President

Payroll Analyst - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $27 - $33

$27

$33

$27 - $33 Range

Arrow Electronics
3.2

Arrow Electronics

Payroll Analyst

$63,710

 /yr
Range: $64K - $95K

$64K

$95K

$63,710 - $94,528 Range

7-Eleven
3.3

7-Eleven

Payroll Analyst

$56,483

 /yr
Range: $45K - $62K

$45K

$62K

$45,411 - $62,154 Range

Tractor Supply
3.7

Tractor Supply

Payroll Analyst

$62,919

 /yr
Range: $62K - $69K

$62K

$69K

$61,759 - $69,218 Range

Mister Car Wash
3.7

Mister Car Wash

Payroll Analyst - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $20 - $23

$20

$23

$20 - $23 Range

Aon Hewitt
3.2

Aon Hewitt

Payroll Analyst

$59,250

 /yr
Range: $56K - $65K

$56K

$65K

$56,040 - $64,537 Range

OneSource Virtual
4.1

OneSource Virtual

Payroll Analyst

$55,738

 /yr
Range: $54K - $66K

$54K

$66K

$54,421 - $65,951 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Payroll Analyst salaries

The average salary for a Payroll Analyst is $59,451 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 373 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Payroll Analyst employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Payroll Analyst in United States is $82,726 per year.

The lowest salary for a Payroll Analyst in United States is $42,724 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent payroll analyst salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$45,000
per year
A Payroll Specialist in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Additional Pay
$100 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$51,000
per year
A Payroll Specialist in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $51,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$46,999
per year
A Payroll Specialist in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $46,999 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$45,000
per year
A Payroll Clerk in the Canton, OH Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Canton, OH Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
A Payroll Administrator in the Tucson, AZ Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tucson, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$21
hourly
A Payroll Specialist in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $21 per hour
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$55,000
per year
A Payroll Specialist in the Cleveland, OH Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Cleveland, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$33
hourly
A Payroll Specialist in the Manchester, NH Area area reported making $33 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Manchester, NH Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$47,000
per year
A Payroll Specialist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $47,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Payroll Clerk in the Lansing, MI Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Lansing, MI Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
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