Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Senior Payroll Specialist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$80,394 / yrTotal Pay
$54,948 / yrBase Pay
$25,446 / yrAdditional Pay

$80,394

 / yr
$43K$424K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Payroll Specialist is $80,394 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $54,948 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $25,446 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$80,394 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Senior Payroll Specialist?

Some related job titles are Payroll Benefits Specialist Salaries with median pay of $78,205, Payroll Manager Salaries with median pay of $88,802, Accounts Payable Salaries with median pay of $74,428, Payroll Administrator Salaries with median pay of $77,226.

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Paychex
3.8

Paychex

Senior Payroll Specialist - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $15 - $33

$15

$33

$15 - $33 Range

ADP
4.0

ADP

Senior Payroll Specialist

$59,430

 /yr
Range: $50K - $72K

$50K

$72K

$49,945 - $71,530 Range

Paycom
4.0

Paycom

Senior Payroll Specialist

$61,197

 /yr
Range: $59K - $66K

$59K

$66K

$58,852 - $65,615 Range

Ceridian
3.8

Ceridian

Senior Payroll Specialist

$58,641

 /yr
Range: $51K - $92K

$51K

$92K

$50,747 - $92,223 Range

Insperity
4.2

Insperity

Senior Payroll Specialist

$62,124

 /yr
Range: $56K - $73K

$56K

$73K

$56,194 - $73,438 Range

W. R. Grace & Co.
3.7

W. R. Grace & Co.

Senior Payroll Specialist

$73,142

 /yr
Range: $64K - $83K

$64K

$83K

$64,023 - $83,489 Range

Xerox
3.2

Xerox

Senior Payroll Specialist

$51,428

 /yr
Range: $49K - $54K

$49K

$54K

$48,603 - $54,082 Range

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Paychex
3.8

Paychex

Senior Payroll Specialist - Hourly

$20

$30

$20 - $30 Range

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)
4.1

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)

Senior Payroll Specialist

$74,766

 /yr
Range: $61K - $79K

$61K

$79K

$61,482 - $79,389 Range

PrimePay
3.9

PrimePay

Senior Payroll Specialist

$48,951

 /yr
Range: $48K - $66K

$48K

$66K

$47,625 - $66,400 Range

Thomson Reuters
3.7

Thomson Reuters

Senior Payroll Specialist - Hourly

$20

$32

$20 - $32 Range

TriNet
3.6

TriNet

Senior Payroll Specialist

$64,510

 /yr
Range: $64K - $73K

$64K

$73K

$64,473 - $72,639 Range

Oasis®
3.9

Oasis®

Senior Payroll Specialist - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $23 - $29

$23

$29

$23 - $29 Range

Xero
4.2

Xero

Senior Payroll Specialist

$67,491

 /yr
Range: $62K - $70K

$62K

$70K

$62,337 - $70,316 Range

Aramark
3.3

Aramark

Senior Payroll Specialist

$57,378

 /yr
Range: $49K - $60K

$49K

$60K

$49,162 - $60,275 Range

Sage
4.1

Sage

Senior Payroll Specialist

$60,143

 /yr
Range: $54K - $71K

$54K

$71K

$54,438 - $71,475 Range

PayPal
4.0

PayPal

Senior Payroll Specialist

$59K

$77K

$59,163 - $77,134 Range

Robert Half
3.9

Robert Half

Senior Payroll Specialist - Hourly

$34

$42

$34 - $42 Range

Havertys
3.3

Havertys

Senior Payroll Specialist

$51K

$61K

$50,854 - $61,431 Range

Proterra
3.4

Proterra

Senior Payroll Specialist

$48K

$67K

$47,712 - $67,490 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Senior Payroll Specialist in United States of America

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$19

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Senior Payroll Specialist with 7 to 9 years of experience

$23

/hrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Senior Payroll Specialist with more than 15 years of experience

$71,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$3,500/yr

13 days ago by a Senior Payroll Specialist with more than 15 years of experience

$97,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$10,000/yr

14 days ago by a Senior Payroll Analyst with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$65,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

16 days ago by a Senior Payroll Administrator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

17 days ago by a Senior Payroll Analyst with 10 to 14 years of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

19 days ago by a Senior Payroll Specialist with 7 to 9 years of experience

$23

/hrAvg Base Salary

19 days ago by a Senior Payroll Specialist with 10 to 14 years of experience

$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$2,500/yr

19 days ago by a Senior Payroll Specialist with 10 to 14 years of experience

$25

/hrAvg Base Salary

20 days ago by a Senior Payroll Specialist with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Payroll Specialist salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Payroll Specialist is $54,957 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Payroll Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 414 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Payroll Specialist employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Payroll Specialist in United States is $78,098 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Payroll Specialist in United States is $38,673 per year.

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