How much does a Payroll Tax Specialist make? The average Payroll Tax Specialist salary is $63,461 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $53,257 and $83,199. 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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HydroGeoLogic, Inc - Reston , VA
Currently, HGL is seeking a Payroll Specialist in ourReston, VA office. Responsibilities/Duties ... Add Garnishments/Tax Levies in ADP * Provide employees payroll information upon employee request
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Golden Key Group - Reston , VA
The Payroll Specialist is responsible carrying out the payroll functions of the organization ... benefits, garnishments, taxes and other deductions. * Process payroll using ADP, review ...
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The Maasai Group - Richmond , VA
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Payroll Tax Specialist Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Payroll Tax Specialist 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 Payroll Tax Specialist in each city.
Click to see the salary for Payroll Tax Specialist in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $79,326
Washington, DC $70,644
Miami, FL $61,780
Chicago, IL $67,325
Boston, MA $71,501
New York, NY $76,343
Dallas, TX $63,048
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What is the average salary for Payroll Tax Specialist in 2022?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Payroll Tax Specialist in the United States. The base salary for Payroll Tax Specialist ranges from $53,257 to $83,199 with the average base salary of $63,461. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $53,257 to $83,199 with the average total cash compensation of $63,461.
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Base Salary $63,461 $53,257 - $83,199
Bonus $0 $0 - $0
Total Pay $63,461 $53,257 - $83,199
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What's the difference between Payroll Tax Analyst and Payroll Tax Specialist?
According to our latest salary estimation on April 26, 2022. The average salary of Payroll Tax Specialist is $63,461, and the average salary of Payroll Tax Analyst is $67,129. The average salary of Payroll Tax Analyst is higher than Payroll Tax Specialist. ( 2022-04-26 )
I am a Payroll Tax Specialist, which location’s salary is higher, San Bernardino, CA or Arlington, MA?
Arlington, MA typically sees higher pay than San Bernardino, CA for Payroll Tax Specialist. a Payroll Tax Specialist Salary in Arlington, MA is $71,501 as of April 26, 2022; a Payroll Tax Specialist Salary in San Bernardino, CA is $67,607 as of April 26, 2022. ( 2022-04-26 )
Why does the salary of a Payroll Tax 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. ( 2022-04-26 )
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Last Update: April 26, 2022