How much does a Payroll Administrator I make in Berkeley, CA? The average Payroll Administrator I salary in Berkeley, CA is $65,338 as of February 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $63,351 and $71,002. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Payroll Administrator I is responsible for the accurate preparation, documentation, and distribution of payroll via the payroll system. Reviews the computation of pay and ensures the company payroll policies are in accordance with the government regulations. Being a Payroll Administrator I responds to and resolves any inquiries regarding paychecks. May coordinate payroll with outside service provider. Additionally, Payroll Administrator I requires an associate degree. Typically reports to a Payroll Manager. The Payroll Administrator I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a Payroll Administrator I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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