Payroll Specialist Salaries

2,539 SalariesUpdated May 12, 2021

Average Base Pay
$45,797 / yr
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How much does a Payroll Specialist make?

The national average salary for a Payroll Specialist is $45,797 in United States. Filter by location to see Payroll Specialist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,539 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Payroll Specialist employees.

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Payroll Specialist - Hourly

Paychex

$17/hr

Range: $12 - $28

216 salaries

$17/hr
$12$28

Payroll Specialist

ADP

$47,006/yr

Range: $16K - $86K

168 salaries

$47,006/yr
$16K$86K

Payroll Specialist - Hourly

Heartland Payment Systems

$19/hr

Range: $15 - $68

46 salaries

$19/hr
$15$68

Payroll Specialist - Hourly

Paycom

$19/hr

Range: $16 - $35

40 salaries

$19/hr
$16$35

Payroll Specialist

Costco Wholesale

$54,415/yr

Range: $46K - $63K

36 salaries

$54,415/yr
$46K$63K

Payroll Specialist

Robert Half

$49,384/yr

Range: $30K - $88K

35 salaries

$49,384/yr
$30K$88K

Payroll Specialist - Hourly

Express Employment Professionals

$20/hr

Range: $13 - $27

22 salaries

$20/hr
$13$27

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Payroll Specialist

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)

$57,172/yr

Range: $50K - $75K

21 salaries

$57,172/yr
$50K$75K

Payroll Specialist

Aerotek

$41,390/yr

Range: $33K - $53K

21 salaries

$41,390/yr
$33K$53K

Payroll Specialist

Insperity

$49,443/yr

Range: $44K - $67K

18 salaries

$49,443/yr
$44K$67K

Payroll Specialist

BenefitMall

$42,632/yr

Range: $34K - $56K

18 salaries

$42,632/yr
$34K$56K

Payroll Specialist

Barrett Business Services

$65,228/yr

Range: $45K - $101K

18 salaries

$65,228/yr
$45K$101K

Payroll Specialist - Hourly

TriNet

$20/hr

Range: $18 - $28

16 salaries

$20/hr
$18$28

Payroll Specialist

Ceridian

$43,429/yr

Range: $31K - $60K

16 salaries

$43,429/yr
$31K$60K

Payroll Specialist - Hourly

Corporate Payroll Services

$14/hr

Range: $13 - $30

15 salaries

$14/hr
$13$30

Payroll Specialist

Republic Services

$49,578/yr

Range: $45K - $71K

15 salaries

$49,578/yr
$45K$71K

Payroll Specialist

OneSource Virtual

$65,000/yr

Range: $48K - $71K

13 salaries

$65,000/yr
$48K$71K

Payroll Specialist - Hourly

Populus Group

$21/hr

Range: $19 - $25

13 salaries

$21/hr
$19$25

Payroll Specialist

Sage

$46,129/yr

Range: $40K - $68K

12 salaries

$46,129/yr
$40K$68K

Payroll Specialist - Hourly

ADP TotalSource

$25/hr

Range: $22 - $34

12 salaries

$25/hr
$22$34

Recent Salary Reports

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

$17
hourly
A Payroll Administrator in the Buffalo, NY Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Buffalo, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Payroll in the Washington, NC Area area reported making $15 per hour
Additional Pay
$500 cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, NC Area area
 
Full-time
51 to 200 employees
$83,000
per year
A Payroll in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $83,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$22
hourly
A Payroll Specialist in the Spokane, WA Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Spokane, WA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Payroll Specialist in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$21
hourly
A Payroll Administrator in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
A Payroll Specialist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$24
hourly
A Payroll Specialist in the Worcester, MA Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Worcester, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$18
hourly
A Payroll Specialist in the Rochester, NY Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
Rochester, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment