Payroll Clerk Salary

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The average yearly salary for Payroll Clerk is $26,350. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Payroll Clerk, you could expect a starting pay rate of $21,700 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $31,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Payroll Clerk Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Payroll Clerk Salary

$21,080 - $31,620

Starting Yearly Payroll Clerk Salary

$17,360 - $26,040

Top Yearly Payroll Clerk Salary

$24,800 - $37,200

Monthly Payroll Clerk Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Payroll Clerk Salary

$1,757 - $2,635

Starting Monthly Payroll Clerk Salary

$1,447 - $2,170

Top Monthly Payroll Clerk Salary

$2,067 - $3,100

Hourly Payroll Clerk Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Payroll Clerk Salary

$9 - $14

Starting Hourly Payroll Clerk Salary

$8 - $12

Top Hourly Payroll Clerk Salary

$11 - $17


Payroll Clerk Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Payroll Clerk age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Payroll Clerk are male in the United States, and 51% of the Payroll Clerk are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Payroll Clerk


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