How much does a Lead Payroll Administrator make in Washington, DC? The average Lead Payroll Administrator salary in Washington, DC is $47,023 as of December 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $40,919 and $54,519. 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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Nationwide IT Services - Fairfax , VA
The Payroll Administrator will be responsible for processing the semi-monthly payroll and the coordination efforts between Payroll and Human Resources to ensure proper flow and maintenance of ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Sciolex Corporation - Chantilly , VA
The Payroll Administrator will process biweekly payroll, provide oversight of employee time records, manage the collection, recording, and sharing of employee payroll-related information, perform ...
ZipRecruiter - 11 days ago
Project HOPE - District of Columbia , DC
Administer accounting system NetSuite. Set up fund accounts in NetSuite accounting system. Set up ... Manage all the Accounting personnel (Accountants AP, AR, and Payroll). Closely work with the ... - 33 days ago
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About Washington, District of Columbia    Washington, D.C. is located in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. East Coast. Due to the District of Columbia retrocession, the city has a total area....More

Washington, District of Columbia  area prices were up 1.3% from a year ago

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