Payroll Analyst salary in the United States

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How much do Payroll Analysts make?
The average total salary for a Payroll Analyst is $55,000 per year. This is based on data from 757 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Payroll Analyst and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Payroll Analyst salary can vary between $26,500 to $94,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Payroll Analyst demographics in United States

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57% are single
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43% are married
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42% have kids
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54% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Payroll Analysts in United States

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The average salary for a payroll analyst in the United States is $55,000 per year. Payroll analyst salaries in the United States can vary between $26,500 to $94,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 757 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as payroll analyst.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for payroll analysts in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($80,500 a year), Washington Metro Area, DC ($69,000 a year), and Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($69,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.