How much does a Payroll Manager make?

Updated Jun 14, 2021

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$75,448 /yr
Average Base Pay

826 salaries

$51K

Low

$75K

Average

$112K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Payroll Manager is $75,448 in United States. Filter by location to see Payroll Manager salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 826 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Payroll Manager employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Payroll Manager$75,448 /yr
L3
Senior Payroll Manager$100,325 /yr
L4
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PwC
3.9

PwC

Payroll Manager

$93,080

 /yr
Range: $89K - $107K
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$89K

$107K

$89,363 - $106,827 Range

ADP
4

ADP

Payroll Manager

$87,166

 /yr
Range: $77K - $107K

$77K

$107K

$76,918 - $107,454 Range

EY
3.9

EY

Payroll Manager

$100,055

 /yr
Range: $91K - $129K

$91K

$129K

$90,782 - $129,052 Range

Sage
4.3

Sage

Payroll Manager

$87,998

 /yr
Range: $86K - $92K

$86K

$92K

$86,001 - $92,181 Range

Hilton
4.1

Hilton

Payroll Manager

$84,245

 /yr
Range: $52K - $97K

$52K

$97K

$51,905 - $96,896 Range

Barrett Business Services
3.2

Barrett Business Services

Payroll Manager

$81,183

 /yr
Range: $56K - $93K

$56K

$93K

$56,490 - $92,795 Range

KPMG
3.9

KPMG

Payroll Manager

$100,593

 /yr
Range: $92K - $107K

$92K

$107K

$92,465 - $106,866 Range

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CBS Radio

CBS Radio

Payroll Manager

$84,628

 /yr
Range: $80K - $92K

$80K

$92K

$79,713 - $91,523 Range

C&W Services
3.2

C&W Services

Payroll Manager

$96,536

 /yr
Range: $90K - $104K

$90K

$104K

$89,549 - $103,523 Range

Paychex
3.7

Paychex

Payroll Manager

$60,150

 /yr
Range: $52K - $82K

$52K

$82K

$52,221 - $81,854 Range

OneSource Virtual
4.1

OneSource Virtual

Payroll Manager

$87,979

 /yr
Range: $85K - $103K

$85K

$103K

$84,887 - $103,254 Range

Essex Property Trust
4.4

Essex Property Trust

Payroll Manager

$114,006

 /yr
Range: $111K - $132K

$111K

$132K

$111,106 - $131,916 Range

Sunflower Bank
3.3

Sunflower Bank

Payroll Manager

$77,946

 /yr
Range: $75K - $81K

$75K

$81K

$74,679 - $80,871 Range

Ball Metalpack
4.3

Ball Metalpack

Payroll Manager

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $80K - $92K

$80K

$92K

$80,000 - $92,001 Range

Anonymous Content
3.7

Anonymous Content

Payroll Manager

$89,452

 /yr
Range: $69K - $111K

$69K

$111K

$68,588 - $110,904 Range

Hyatt
4.2

Hyatt

Payroll Manager

$82,277

 /yr
Range: $79K - $96K

$79K

$96K

$78,518 - $96,281 Range

RGP
4.1

RGP

Payroll Manager

$114,824

 /yr
Range: $114K - $117K

$114K

$117K

$113,933 - $116,907 Range

Alliance Resource Group
4.8

Alliance Resource Group

Payroll Manager

$105,278

 /yr
Range: $91K - $115K

$91K

$115K

$91,387 - $114,886 Range

DaBella
3.9

DaBella

Payroll Manager

$72,109

 /yr
Range: $53K - $74K

$53K

$74K

$52,968 - $73,997 Range

Sandhu Management

Payroll Manager

$39,876

 /yr
Range: $40K - $42K

$40K

$42K

$39,876 - $41,641 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Payroll Manager salaries

The average salary for a Payroll Manager is $75,448 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 826 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Payroll Manager employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Payroll Manager in United States is $112,188 per year.

The lowest salary for a Payroll Manager in United States is $50,741 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$40,000
per year
A Payroll Representative in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Pittsburgh, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$110,000
per year
A Payroll Manager in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$43,967
per year
A Payroll Manager in the Hattiesburg, MS Area area reported making $43,967 per year
Job Highlights
Hattiesburg, MS Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$26
hourly
A Payroll Coordinator in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $26 per hour
Additional Pay
$500 cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Payroll Manager in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$52,000
per year
A Payroll Auditor in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $52,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$75,000
per year
A Payroll Manager in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Additional Pay
$18k cash bonus
$3k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Payroll HRIS Administrator in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Additional Pay
$500 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private