How much does a Senior Payroll Administrator make? The average Senior Payroll Administrator salary is $57,723 as of November 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $51,707 and $64,144. 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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Company Undisclosed - Richmond , VA
Payroll Administrator Role Summary: Management of employee data, ensuring the accuracy of timesheets, computing wages, and ensuring employees are paid correctly and on time. Responsible for issuing ...
ZipRecruiter - 51 days ago
Commonwealth Senior Living - Christiansburg , VA
Weekend coverage as assigned by Administrator, taking day(s) off during week to compensate ... Payroll * Deposits * Monthly reports * Household funding request * Resident fund account ledger ...
JobTarget - 28 days ago
ROCS - Alexandria , VA
We're currently looking for a Human Resources Administrator for our HQ office in Alexandria. This ... Understanding of payroll practices, labor law, and employment guidelines * 3+ year of HR experience ...
ZipRecruiter - 14 days ago
Valley Proteins - Winchester , VA
Interact with payroll department and third party administrator to ensure benefit information properly updates in vendor system and payroll. * Support leave administration including FMLA and company ...
ZipRecruiter - 19 days ago
Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) - Alexandria , VA
Processing payroll * Helping with creating budgets and financial reporting using Prophix * Acting ... Administer the Concur system Preferred Qualifications for the Senior Accountant: * Bachelor ...
ZipRecruiter - 61 days ago
Technocrafts, Inc. - McLean , VA
Oracle HCM experience is must Required Skills and Competencies Experience in Data migration, configuration, Testing etc Need to have exposure or experience to Payroll, HCM, Ben Admin, Time and Labor ... - 21 days ago

Senior Payroll Administrator Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Senior Payroll Administrator 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 Senior Payroll Administrator in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $72,153
Washington, DC $64,257
Miami, FL $56,194
Chicago, IL $61,237
Boston, MA $65,036
New York, NY $69,440
Dallas, TX $57,348
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What is the average salary for Senior Payroll Administrator in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Senior Payroll Administrator in the United States. The base salary for Senior Payroll Administrator ranges from $51,707 to $64,144 with the average base salary of $57,723. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $51,771 to $64,221 with the average total cash compensation of $57,773.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $57,723 $51,707 - $64,144
Bonus $50 $64 - $77
Total Pay $57,773 $51,771 - $64,221
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What's the difference between Payroll Administrator III and Senior Payroll Administrator?
According to our latest salary estimation on November 25, 2020. The average salary of Senior Payroll Administrator is $57,723, and the average salary of Payroll Administrator III is $75,320. The average salary of Payroll Administrator III is higher than Senior Payroll Administrator. ( 2020-11-25 )
I am a Senior Payroll Administrator, which location’s salary is higher, Springfield, MO or Fremont, NE?
Springfield, MO typically sees higher pay than Fremont, NE for Senior Payroll Administrator. a Senior Payroll Administrator Salary in Springfield, MO is $54,536 as of November 25, 2020; a Senior Payroll Administrator Salary in Fremont, NE is $53,760 as of November 25, 2020. ( 2020-11-25 )
Why does the salary of a Senior 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. ( 2020-11-25 )
What are the Pay Factors for Senior Payroll Administrator?
Salary ranges for a Senior 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 ( 2020-11-25 )
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Last Update: November 25, 2020