Payroll & Human Resources Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$43,000
$29,000
Min 10%
$43,000
Median 50%
$62,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Atos
Highest Paying City
Danbury, CT
Highest Paying State
Rhode Island
Average Experience Level
3.6 years
How much does a payroll & human resources assistant make?
The national average salary for a Payroll & Human Resources Assistant in the U.S. is $43,234 annually or $20.79 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $62,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $29,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Payroll & Human Resources Assistants are in Professional companies and Construction companies. Some of the states with the best Payroll & Human Resources Assistant salaries are Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Alaska. Most Payroll & Human Resources Assistants spend 3.6 years in the position.

Average Payroll & Human Resources Assistant Salary By Location

Payroll & Human Resources Assistants in the US makes an average salary of $43,234 per year or $20.79 per hour. The top city when it comes to Payroll & Human Resources Assistant salaries is Danbury, CT at $51,129 per year. The Danbury, CT average entry-level salary for Payroll & Human Resources Assistants is $32,000. Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Alaska are the top 5 highest earning states for Payroll & Human Resources Assistants. The lowest earning states are Tennessee, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and Arkansas.

Map of Payroll & Human Resources Assistant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Payroll & Human Resources Assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Payroll & Human Resources Assistant Salary By Company

Payroll & Human Resources Assistants can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Professional companies and Construction companies have the most job opportunities for Payroll & Human Resources Assistants. Payroll & Human Resources Assistants at Atos and Tata Consultancy Services report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Heatcraft Refrigeration Products and CyberCoders report highly competitive salaries for Payroll & Human Resources Assistants.

Average Payroll & Human Resources Assistant Pay By Industry

Wages for Payroll & Human Resources Assistants can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Health Care companies, Technology companies, and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest salaries for Payroll & Human Resources Assistants. Health Care companies pay their Payroll & Human Resources Assistants the highest wages, averaging $45,653 per year. Technology companies and Hospitality companies pay well too, at $44,442 and $44,089, respectively. The average salary for Payroll & Human Resources Assistants in the Retail industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $41,655.
Industry
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
$45,653
$46k
Technology
Technology
$44,442
$44k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$44,089
$44k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$42,987
$43k
Professional
Professional
$42,615
$43k
Construction
Construction
$42,439
$42k
Retail
Retail
$41,655
$42k

Payroll & Human Resources Assistant Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Payroll & Human Resources Assistant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Payroll & Human Resources Assistant can range from $36,532 to $48,589 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Payroll & Human Resources Assistant Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Payroll/Hr Assistant
03/06/2020
$34,436
Robert Half
Payroll & Human Resources Assistant
01/27/2020
$50,000
Kelly Services
Payroll & Human Resources Assistant
01/16/2020
$52,175
Kelly Services
Payroll & Human Resources Assistant
01/07/2020
$39,653
Payroll & Human Resources Assistant
12/10/2019
$45,914
Kelly Services
Payroll & Human Resources Assistant
12/05/2019
$43,827
West Sonoma County Union High School District
Payroll & Human Resources Assistant
11/20/2019
$43,167
Payroll & Human Resources Assistant
09/12/2019
$29,218
Payroll & Human Resources Assistant
08/26/2019
$37,566
Robert Half
Payroll & Human Resources Assistant
07/16/2019
$45,914
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