Salary Survey


Salary Survey

Learn more about the 2021 Payroll Industry Report: Results of APA's Survey of Salaries and the Payroll Profession. This is a biennial survey of APA members regarding payroll salary data, costs, and other metrics. Where applicable, results of the 2021 survey are compared with corresponding findings of the previous surveys from 2019 and 2017. Discover how comparisons involving three sets of survey results can help detect industry trends.

During this session, you will learn key benchmarks from the 2021 report, such as:

  • Payroll staff traits and salaries
  • Organization characteristics
  • Payroll department functions
  • Payroll processing systems (in-house vs. outsourced)

Although helpful, you do not need to read the report to understand and attend this session. APA members may download the eBook at no cost. Colleagues and non-members can purchase the salary survey here.

Steve Hodgson, CPP, CPTD
Director of Learning and Development
American Payroll Association