How much does a Lead Payroll Specialist make? The average Lead Payroll Specialist salary is $46,748 as of November 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $38,035 and $53,526. 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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PMBS LLC - Newport News , VA
Our Payroll Specialists are the primary point of contact for our clients. They are responsible for processing multiple payrolls per day and need extensive knowledge in all aspect of payroll ...
Monster - 14 days ago
Prosegur - Herndon , VA
Were hiring a Payroll Specialist to join our Payroll Team. You will be responsible for full life cycle payroll activities for multi-state U.S. processing and work with the team on continuous ...
Lensa - 12 days ago
Salient CRGT - Fairfax , VA
Required Qualifications College degree in Business and/or Accounting Overall 8+ years of experience 4 plus years of payroll experience UltiPro preferred Payroll tax experience a must Knowledge of ... - 33 days ago
Thompson - Reston , VA
With 4000 employees across the country, the Payroll Specialist will be responsible for the following: * Processing all aspects of bi-weekly payroll for assigned pay groups. * Ensuring accuracy and ...
Lensa - 69 days ago
General Services Corporation - Richmond , VA
General Services Corporation (GSC) is looking for an experienced Payroll Specialist in the Richmond area. Responsibilities will include: Preparing and submitting payroll, resolving discrepancies ...
ZipRecruiter - 58 days ago
Blueprint Staffing - Manassas , VA
*Responsibilities for Payroll Specialist* Process payroll for employees in the organization Maintain personnel database regarding salaries Manage organization budget and expenses Report to department ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago

Lead Payroll Specialist Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Lead Payroll Specialist between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of November 25, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Lead Payroll Specialist in each city.
Click to see the salary for Lead Payroll Specialist in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $58,435
Washington, DC $52,040
Miami, FL $45,510
Chicago, IL $49,595
Boston, MA $52,671
New York, NY $56,238
Dallas, TX $46,444
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What is the average salary for Lead Payroll Specialist in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Lead Payroll Specialist in the United States. The base salary for Lead Payroll Specialist ranges from $38,035 to $53,526 with the average base salary of $46,748. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $40,826 to $57,435 with the average total cash compensation of $50,186.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $46,748 $38,035 - $53,526
Bonus $3,438 $2,791 - $3,910
Total Pay $50,186 $40,826 - $57,435
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What's the difference between Payroll Administrator IV and Lead Payroll Specialist?
According to our latest salary estimation on November 25, 2020. The average salary of Lead Payroll Specialist is $46,748, and the average salary of Payroll Administrator IV is $90,413. The average salary of Payroll Administrator IV is higher than Lead Payroll Specialist. ( 2020-11-25 )
I am a Lead Payroll Specialist, which location’s salary is higher, Springfield, MO or Fremont, NE?
Springfield, MO typically sees higher pay than Fremont, NE for Lead Payroll Specialist. a Lead Payroll Specialist Salary in Springfield, MO is $44,168 as of November 25, 2020; a Lead Payroll Specialist Salary in Fremont, NE is $43,539 as of November 25, 2020. ( 2020-11-25 )
Why does the salary of a Lead Payroll Specialist 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. ( 2020-11-25 )
What are the Pay Factors for Lead Payroll Specialist?
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Last Update: November 25, 2020