WHAT DO PAYROLL MANAGERS DO?
The check is in the mail, and you put it there. Payroll managers are in charge of paying employees, make sure that all checks and accounts are processed correctly, keep records and produce data for the accounting department, and make sure all procedures are accurate.
HOW MUCH DO PAYROLL MANAGERS MAKE?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states that payroll managers made a median income of $47.68 per hour in 2010, or $99,180 annually.
WHAT ARE THE EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS?
Employers like to see someone with a bachelor's degree in a field like human resources, business administration or similar. Many employers also like to see experience in human resources or payroll management.
JOB SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS
- Interpersonal Skills: Payroll managers often interact with employees, co-workers and management. Good interpersonal skills will help.
- Managerial Skills: Payroll managers will need to direct and motivate their employees.
- Organizational Skills: Large organizations may have multiple layers, employees and pay scales that a payroll manager must navigate and keep organized.