Payroll Administrator Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Payroll Administrator in United States

The average salary of a(n) Payroll Administrator in United States is $48,832.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Payroll Administrator in United States is $23.48.

The average bonus of a(n) Payroll Administrator in United States is $938.00.

Job Description:

Processes organization's payroll and compiles payroll data to maintain accurate payroll records. Processes employee status changes, processes and analyzes payroll and employee expenses, reconciles general ledger accounts, creates on-going month-end, quarterly, and year-end organization reports, and performs other rated duties as assigned. Audits payroll information for accuracy. Reconciles payroll deposits, tax withholdings, wage garnishments, and voluntary deductions. Participates in problem solving and special projects within the Payroll Department. Assigns exempt and non-exempt worker status to employees. Prepares responses to notices from government agencies regarding employee tax filings. Ensures that payroll-related transactions are processed in compliance with external and internal policies. Performs actions necessary to track and determine regular and overtime pay, and factors commission-based income or bonuses into an employee's salary. Calculates and processes Federal and State tax and social security withholdings, union dues, and other deductions, insurance, benefits, pension/retirement, 401(k) contributions and company match, and profit sharing. Screens time-worked inputs for calculating, coding, or other errors. Monitors computer reports alerting Payroll Clerks to problems or errors. Reconciles errors and maintains payroll records. Reviews and processes payroll adjustments, including vacation, sick, and other time off. Generates accrual entries, as required. Fields and responds to payroll inquiries and resolves discrepancies as required. Maintains knowledge of rules and laws which govern the payroll administration practices. Assists with training of Payroll Clerks. May prepare Accounts Payable check requests as necessary. Less

Processes organization's payroll and compiles payroll data to maintain accurate payroll records. Processes employee status changes, processes and analyzes payroll and employee expenses, reconciles general ledger accounts, creates on-going month-end, quarterly, and year-end organization reports, and performs other rated duties... More

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