Payroll Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Payroll Manager make in the United States? The average Payroll Manager salary in the United States is $99,071 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $87,019 and $113,176. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Payroll Manager is responsible for overseeing the processing of company payroll. Ensures accurate calculation of wages, tax withholdings, and company deductions. Being a Payroll Manager prepares statistical reports on employee pay, commissions and bonuses, vacation, sick time, disability and workers compensation leave, and taxes/withholdings, etc. Ensures proper governmental reporting and compliance. Directs the activities of a small staff of professionals and support staff. Additionally, Payroll Manager may require accountability to both finance and human resource departments. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a Controller or Human Resources Manager. The Payroll Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Payroll Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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