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Payroll Directors


The payroll director in a business organization is responsible for the administration of the payroll department and management of employee compensation. Depending upon the size of the business and its corporate structure, the payroll director prepares or oversees the preparation and processing of weekly or periodic payroll for employees and addresses payroll tax reporting, benefits and perquisites, accounting and payroll systems, as well as supervising payroll clerks and other employees in the payroll department.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree




About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits




Career Ladder
Director of Human Resources

Payroll Director

Payroll Supervisor

Payroll Clerk

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