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Payroll Associate salary in United States

How much does a Payroll Associate make in the United States?

Average base salary


The average salary for a payroll associate is $23.21 per hour in the United States. 275 salaries reported, updated at August 10, 2022.

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Top companies for Payroll Associates in United States

  1. PrimePay, LLC.
    8 reviews5 salaries reported
    $42.28per hour
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Highest paying cities for Payroll Associates in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $26.90 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $25.20 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $24.06 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  1. Medford, MA
    $23.11 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  2. Cleveland, OH
    $23.07 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  3. Indianapolis, IN
    $22.88 per hour
    6 salaries reported
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 24 ratings

38% of Payroll Associates in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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