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1,684 Payroll Specialist Salaries

Payroll Specialists earn $38,000 annually on average, or $18 per hour, which is 52% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Payroll Specialists work for Wells Fargo at $81,000 annually while the lowest paid Payroll Specialists work for KeHE Distributors earning approximately $20,000 each year.

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$43K Insight Global's Average Payroll Specialist Salary (5 salaries)

+$5K (12%) more than national average Payroll Specialist salary ($38K)
+$2K (4%) more than average Insight Global salary ($41K)
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-$12K (32%) less than average Insight Global Payroll Specialist salary ($43K)
"In comparison to the other departments, I think for the amount of work we do and are accountable for, we deserve a little higher pay. Maybe $33,000 base. We are constantly working and are required to give it our all at all times due to the high volume of starts/new hires."
-$11K (29%) less than average Insight Global Payroll Specialist salary ($43K)
"As a recent college graduate, finding a job that doesn't require much experience is hard and at Insight Global they take you on without any prior experience in hopes that you will learn fast. The pay is decent for an entry-level position."
-$12K (32%) less than average Insight Global Payroll Specialist salary ($43K)
"Promotion is the key to remember when working in this position!!"
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$38K Paychex's Average Payroll Specialist Salary (80 salaries)

Equal to national average Payroll Specialist salary ($38K)
-$9K (21%) less than average Paychex salary ($47K)
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-$9K (26%) less than average Paychex Payroll Specialist salary ($38K)
"Great starting wages, with increases throughout the first year based on completing additional training."
-$6K (17%) less than average Paychex Payroll Specialist salary ($38K)
"For the amount of work that I do, I do not feel that I am compensated well."
-$8K (23%) less than average Paychex Payroll Specialist salary ($38K)
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$39K Accountemps' Average Payroll Specialist Salary (34 salaries)

+$1K (2%) more than national average Payroll Specialist salary ($38K)
+$4K (10%) more than average Accountemps salary ($35K)
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+$1K (2%) more than average Accountemps Payroll Specialist salary ($39K)
"It was fair... but for everything I did and know, step in with no training and took control, could have been paid better. Would like to be paid fairly on want I am worth. And get increased pay on your performance."
+$6K (14%) more than average Accountemps Payroll Specialist salary ($39K)
-$9K (26%) less than average Accountemps Payroll Specialist salary ($39K)
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$46K ABM Industries' Average Payroll Specialist Salary (2 salaries)

+$8K (19%) more than national average Payroll Specialist salary ($38K)
+$6K (13%) more than average ABM Industries salary ($40K)
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+$9K (17%) more than average ABM Industries Payroll Specialist salary ($46K)
"Decent pay grade"
-$10K (24%) less than average ABM Industries Payroll Specialist salary ($46K)

$43K HealthPartners' Average Payroll Specialist Salary (2 salaries)

+$5K (12%) more than national average Payroll Specialist salary ($38K)
-$1K (2%) less than average HealthPartners salary ($44K)
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+$5K (10%) more than average HealthPartners Payroll Specialist salary ($43K)
"Higher"
-$5K (12%) less than average HealthPartners Payroll Specialist salary ($43K)

$80K The Carian Group's Average Payroll Specialist Salary (1 salaries)

+$42K (71%) more than national average Payroll Specialist salary ($38K)
Equal to average The Carian Group salary ($80K)
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Equal to average The Carian Group Payroll Specialist salary ($80K)
"expectations are in line with my experience and qualifications. I focus on my skill sets and continue to advance my knowledge to the best of my ability. I know my value and what I bring to the table. That is how I rate my salary vs competitors."

$68K Shoedazzle's Average Payroll Specialist Salary (1 salaries)

+$30K (56%) more than national average Payroll Specialist salary ($38K)
-$2K (2%) less than average Shoedazzle salary ($70K)
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Equal to average Shoedazzle Payroll Specialist salary ($68K)
"No I do not. I feel a qualified experienced payroll professional will provide quality service and value to any company."

$60K Louis Berger Group's Average Payroll Specialist Salary (1 salaries)

+$22K (44%) more than national average Payroll Specialist salary ($38K)
-$5K (8%) less than average Louis Berger Group salary ($65K)
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Equal to average Louis Berger Group Payroll Specialist salary ($60K)
"Good"

$60K FirstEnergy corp.'s Average Payroll Specialist Salary (1 salaries)

+$22K (44%) more than national average Payroll Specialist salary ($38K)
-$5K (8%) less than average FirstEnergy corp. salary ($65K)
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Equal to average FirstEnergy corp. Payroll Specialist salary ($60K)
"My salary for my position is good for the area, but the cost of living is much lower in Bakersfield than the Los Angeles area and I really had no way to advance as the company employed 36 people including myself. The controller of the company has been with them for 30 years and has no plans of leaving. I also am planning a move to Temecula CA, in June 2020."

$39K Hyatt Hotels' Average Payroll Specialist Salary (1 salaries)

+$1K (2%) more than national average Payroll Specialist salary ($38K)
+$1K (2%) more than average Hyatt Hotels salary ($38K)
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Equal to average Hyatt Hotels Payroll Specialist salary ($39K)
"I can’t review this"
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