How much does a Lead Payroll Administrator make? The average Lead Payroll Administrator salary is $43,819 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $38,857 and $50,255. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Morgan Business Consulting, LLC - Arlington , VA
Administer company benefits as needed, including open enrollment and ongoing employee benefits ... Lead audits for workers' compensation policies, 401(k)s and CPA firms. * Manage the processes of ...
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The Lee Group - Norfolk , VA
Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Payroll Administrator This is not an entry level position, the hours are part-time but this is a chance for long term employment. The Lee Group is currently seeking ...
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Crofton Industries - Portsmouth , VA
We are seeking a Payroll Administrator! You will be responsible for the effective entry, and processing of a 200 personnel weekly payroll. Responsibilities: * Complete administrative support of the ...
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GovCIO - Fairfax , VA
The payroll administrator's duties include the management of employee data, ensuring the accuracy of timesheets, computing wages, and ensuring employees are paid correctly and on time. To be ...
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A.J. Dwoskin & ASSOCIATES, INC. - Fairfax , VA
Accurately key all payroll related data necessary to process and meet biweekly payroll schedule * Calculate and provide reporting details on reimbursements for payroll, billable maintenance hours ...
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HydroGeoLogic, Inc - Reston , VA
Timesheet Administrator (help employees with timesheet issues) * Add new employees into Deltek Costpoint * Add Garnishments/Tax Levies in ADP * Provide employees payroll information upon employee ...
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Lead Payroll Administrator Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Lead Payroll Administrator between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of April 26, 2022. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Lead Payroll Administrator in each city.
Click to see the salary for Lead Payroll Administrator in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $54,773
Washington, DC $48,779
Miami, FL $42,658
Chicago, IL $46,487
Boston, MA $49,370
New York, NY $52,714
Dallas, TX $43,534
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What is the average salary for Lead Payroll Administrator in 2022?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Lead Payroll Administrator in the United States. The base salary for Lead Payroll Administrator ranges from $38,857 to $50,255 with the average base salary of $43,819. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $39,458 to $51,322 with the average total cash compensation of $44,601.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $43,819 $38,857 - $50,255
Bonus $783 $601 - $1,066
Total Pay $44,601 $39,458 - $51,322
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What's the difference between Payroll Administrator IV and Lead Payroll Administrator?
According to our latest salary estimation on April 26, 2022. The average salary of Lead Payroll Administrator is $43,819, and the average salary of Payroll Administrator IV is $91,896. The average salary of Payroll Administrator IV is higher than Lead Payroll Administrator. ( 2022-04-26 )
I am a Lead Payroll Administrator, which location’s salary is higher, San Bernardino, CA or Arlington, MA?
Arlington, MA typically sees higher pay than San Bernardino, CA for Lead Payroll Administrator. a Lead Payroll Administrator Salary in Arlington, MA is $49,370 as of April 26, 2022; a Lead Payroll Administrator Salary in San Bernardino, CA is $46,682 as of April 26, 2022. ( 2022-04-26 )
Why does the salary of a Lead Payroll Administrator vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2022-04-26 )
What are the Pay Factors for Lead Payroll Administrator?
Salary ranges for a Lead Payroll Administrator can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2022-04-26 )
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Last Update: April 26, 2022