Payroll Clerk Salaries

3,746 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$36,876 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,466
Range$418 - $5,724

How much does a Payroll Clerk make?

The national average salary for a Payroll Clerk is $36,876 in United States. Filter by location to see Payroll Clerk salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,746 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Payroll Clerk employees.

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Payroll Clerk - Hourly

CAPS Payroll

$18/hr

Range: $15 - $18

5 salaries

$18/hr
$15$18

Payroll Clerk - Hourly

Costco Wholesale

$24/hr

Range: $23 - $27

4 salaries

$24/hr
$23$27

Payroll Clerk - Hourly

Applied Underwriters

$13/hr

Range: $12 - $14

4 salaries

$13/hr
$12$14

Payroll Clerk - Hourly

UPS

$21/hr

Range: $19 - $24

2 salaries

About
$19 - $24hourly
$19$24

Payroll Clerk - Hourly

Robert Half

$18/hr

Range: $15 - $20

2 salaries

About
$15 - $20hourly
$15$20

Payroll Clerk - Hourly

Goodwill

$16/hr

Range: $14 - $17

2 salaries

About
$14 - $17hourly
$14$17

Payroll Clerk

ALDI

$35,949/yr

Range: $33K - $39K

2 salaries

About
$33K - $39K
$33K$39K

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Payroll Clerk

Kellogg Company

$46,862/yr

Range: $41K - $52K

2 salaries

About
$41K - $52K
$41K$52K

Payroll Clerk

AutoNation

$45,781/yr

Range: $43K - $48K

2 salaries

About
$43K - $48K
$43K$48K

Payroll Clerk

Norfolk Southern

$71,670/yr

Range: $69K - $74K

2 salaries

About
$69K - $74K
$69K$74K

Payroll Clerk - Hourly

City and County of San Francisco

$31/hr

Range: $29 - $34

2 salaries

About
$29 - $34hourly
$29$34

Payroll Clerk - Hourly

Glazer's

$14/hr

Range: $13 - $14

2 salaries

About
$13 - $14hourly
$13$14

Payroll Clerk - Hourly

TEC Staffing Services

$13/hr

Range: $13 - $14

2 salaries

About
$13 - $14hourly
$13$14

Payroll Clerk - Hourly

AT&T

$17/hr

Range: $16 - $17

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$16 - $17hourly
$16$17

Payroll Clerk - Contractor

UPS

$43,627/yr

Range: $42K - $46K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$42K - $46K
$42K$46K

Payroll Clerk - Monthly

ADP

$833/mo

Range: $805 - $874

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$805 - $874
$805$874

Payroll Clerk - Hourly

YMCA

$12/hr

Range: $12 - $13

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$12 - $13hourly
$12$13

Payroll Clerk

Costco Wholesale

$52,822/yr

Range: $51K - $55K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$51K - $55K
$51K$55K

Payroll Clerk - Hourly

Hilton

$15/hr

Range: $14 - $16

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$14 - $16hourly
$14$16

Payroll Clerk

US Department of Veterans Affairs

$57,481/yr

Range: $55K - $60K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$55K - $60K
$55K$60K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$72,000
per year
A Payroll Administrator in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $72,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sacramento, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$26
hourly
A Payroll Administrator in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sacramento, CA Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$33,318
per year
A Payroll Clerk in the Lynchburg, VA Area area reported making $33,318 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Lynchburg, VA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$34
hourly
A Payroll Specialist in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $34 per hour
Additional Pay
$6k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Payroll Administrator in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$19
hourly
A Payroll Specialist in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
A Payroll Specialist in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public