Payroll Supervisor Salary in the United States

How much does a Payroll Supervisor make in the United States? The average Payroll Supervisor salary in the United States is $77,769 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $67,832 and $85,437. 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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Payroll Supervisor is responsible for processing company payroll. Ensures accurate calculation of wages, tax withholding, and company deductions. Being a Payroll Supervisor prepares statistical reports on employee pay, commissions and bonuses; vacation, sick, disability and workers compensation leave; taxes, withholding, etc. Oversees the distribution of paychecks or arranges direct deposit programs. Ensures payroll records are updated and reports on any matters of interest. Additionally, Payroll Supervisor typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. The Payroll Supervisor supervises a group of primarily para-professional level staffs. May also be a level above a supervisor within high volume administrative/ production environments. Makes day-to-day decisions within or for a group/small department. Has some authority for personnel actions. To be a Payroll Supervisor typically requires 3-5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area and department processes. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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