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How much does a Payroll Specialist make?

Updated Jan 20, 2022

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Employer Size

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$47,195 /yr
Average Base Pay

3,034 salaries

$34K

Low

$47K

Average

$66K

High

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How much does a Payroll Specialist make? The national average salary for a Payroll Specialist is $47,195 in United States. Filter by location to see Payroll Specialist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,034 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Payroll Specialist employees.

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What is the salary trajectory for a Assistant Payroll Specialist?

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$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Payroll Administrator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$47,290

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Driver Payroll Specialist with 4 to 6 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Payroll Administrator with more than 15 years of experience

$79,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Human Resources & Payroll Specialist with 4 to 6 years of experience

$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Payroll Administrator with more than 15 years of experience

$66,822

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$7,000/yr

9 days ago by a HR&Payroll Administrator with more than 15 years of experience

$47,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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What is the average pay for a Payroll Specialist at different companies?

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Paychex
3.8

Paychex

Payroll Specialist - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $13 - $30

$13

$30

$13 - $30 Range

ADP
4

ADP

Payroll Specialist

$47,937

 /yr
Range: $33K - $82K

$33K

$82K

$32,504 - $82,243 Range

Heartland Payment Systems
3.6

Heartland Payment Systems

Payroll Specialist - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $16 - $71

$16

$71

$16 - $71 Range

Paycom
4.2

Paycom

Payroll Specialist

$44,337

 /yr
Range: $34K - $76K

$34K

$76K

$34,232 - $75,924 Range

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)
4

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)

Payroll Specialist

$59,727

 /yr
Range: $50K - $73K

$50K

$73K

$49,519 - $73,061 Range

Costco Wholesale
4.1

Costco Wholesale

Payroll Specialist

$56,921

 /yr
Range: $54K - $65K

$54K

$65K

$54,413 - $64,851 Range

Insperity
4.1

Insperity

Payroll Specialist

$52,741

 /yr
Range: $46K - $66K

$46K

$66K

$46,209 - $66,186 Range

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Robert Half
3.9

Robert Half

Payroll Specialist

$53,700

 /yr
Range: $40K - $81K

$40K

$81K

$39,845 - $80,718 Range

TriNet
3.3

TriNet

Payroll Specialist - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $19 - $29

$19

$29

$19 - $29 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Payroll Specialist

$43,339

 /yr
Range: $29K - $64K

$29K

$64K

$29,101 - $63,924 Range

BenefitMall
3.8

BenefitMall

Payroll Specialist

$44,640

 /yr
Range: $36K - $59K

$36K

$59K

$35,699 - $58,846 Range

Corporate Payroll Services
3.6

Corporate Payroll Services

Payroll Specialist - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $32

$13

$32

$13 - $32 Range

Ceridian
4

Ceridian

Payroll Specialist - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $15 - $27

$15

$27

$15 - $27 Range

Express Employment Professionals
3.9

Express Employment Professionals

Payroll Specialist - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $13 - $33

$13

$33

$13 - $33 Range

Parallon
3.3

Parallon

Payroll Specialist - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $18 - $26

$18

$26

$18 - $26 Range

Sage
4.1

Sage

Payroll Specialist

$48,005

 /yr
Range: $42K - $57K

$42K

$57K

$42,279 - $56,603 Range

PrimePay
3.9

PrimePay

Payroll Specialist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $21

$17

$21

$17 - $21 Range

Republic Services
3.5

Republic Services

Payroll Specialist

$52,159

 /yr
Range: $47K - $61K

$47K

$61K

$46,759 - $60,879 Range

Providence
3.7

Providence

Payroll Specialist - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $21 - $33

$21

$33

$21 - $33 Range

Barrett Business Services
3.5

Barrett Business Services

Payroll Specialist

$67,899

 /yr
Range: $58K - $97K

$58K

$97K

$57,945 - $96,600 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Payroll Specialist salaries

The national average salary for a Payroll Specialist is $47,195 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Payroll Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3034 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Payroll Specialist employees.

The highest salary for a Payroll Specialist in United States is $65,913 per year.

The lowest salary for a Payroll Specialist in United States is $33,793 per year.

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