A payroll specialist or administrator must have strong technology skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and automated payroll processing services. These professionals usually need at least two years of payroll experience and a high school diploma or equivalent, and should possess excellent communication and problem-solving abilities. Processing payroll Reconciling payroll sub-ledger to the general ledger Remitting payroll taxes and government reporting Preparing monthly, quarterly and year-end payroll statements Submit your resume or request talent now and our expert recruiters will be with you shortly.Robert Half can assist you with your payroll specialist/administrator recruitment needs.
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Salary for Payroll Specialist/Administrator
$50,500 - $73,500
25th percentile
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
Projected salaries for related positions Position title 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Payroll Director $93,750 $129,750 $180,750 Payroll Manager/Supervisor $71,500 $88,750 $105,250 Payroll Analyst $48,750 $59,000 $73,750 Payroll Clerk $38,500 $45,000 $53,500
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