Payroll Specialist Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$36,876/yr
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Average$1,466
Range$418 - $5,724
How much does a Payroll Specialist make?

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

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Paychex
$16/hr
Range: $12 - $25
151 salaries
$16/hr
$12$25
ADP
$45,036/yr
Range: $34K - $65K
39 salaries
$45,036/yr
$34K$65K
Paychex
$36,921/yr
Range: $30K - $53K
29 salaries
$36,921/yr
$30K$53K
ADP
$20/hr
Range: $17 - $28
26 salaries
$20/hr
$17$28
Costco Wholesale
$52,272/yr
Range: $50K - $60K
24 salaries
$52,272/yr
$50K$60K
Paycom
$16/hr
Range: $12 - $31
18 salaries
$16/hr
$12$31
Paycom
$40,458/yr
Range: $32K - $71K
15 salaries
$40,458/yr
$32K$71K

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Heartland Payment Systems
$19/hr
Range: $16 - $20
13 salaries
$19/hr
$16$20
Ultimate Software
$55,870/yr
Range: $50K - $67K
12 salaries
$55,870/yr
$50K$67K
Republic Services
$48,138/yr
Range: $45K - $56K
10 salaries
$48,138/yr
$45K$56K
Insperity
$47,738/yr
Range: $42K - $65K
10 salaries
$47,738/yr
$42K$65K
BenefitMall
$45,537/yr
Range: $33K - $54K
9 salaries
$45,537/yr
$33K$54K
Robert Half
$47,068/yr
Range: $37K - $62K
9 salaries
$47,068/yr
$37K$62K
Sage
$44,048/yr
Range: $39K - $48K
8 salaries
$44,048/yr
$39K$48K
DuPont
$49,391/yr
Range: $46K - $54K
7 salaries
$49,391/yr
$46K$54K
TriNet
$19/hr
Range: $18 - $27
7 salaries
$19/hr
$18$27
DuPont Safety & Protection
$60,968/yr
Range: $59K - $66K
6 salaries
$60,968/yr
$59K$66K
Corporate Payroll Services
$16/hr
Range: $13 - $18
6 salaries
$16/hr
$13$18
Robert Half
$23/hr
Range: $14 - $27
6 salaries
$23/hr
$14$27
Ceridian
$18/hr
Range: $14 - $25
6 salaries
$18/hr
$14$25

Recent Salary Reports

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

$40,000
per year
A Payroll Specialist in the Riverside, CA Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Riverside, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$52,500
per year
A Field Payroll Administrator in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $52,500 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$45,000
per year
A Payroll Specialist in the Appleton, WI Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Appleton, WI Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$37,000
per year
A Payroll Specialist in the Knoxville, TN Area area reported making $37,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Knoxville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment