A Payroll Officer earns an average salary of AU$60,971 per year. A skill in SAP Human Resources (SAP HR) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$45,910 - AU$73,757
AU$46K
AU$61K
AU$74K
MEDIAN: AU$60,882
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AU$22.68 - AU$35.14
AU$23
AU$28
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$27.52
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$25KAU$50KAU$75K
Salary
AU$45,910 - AU$73,757  
   
Bonus
AU$1,200 - AU$7,629  
Total Pay (?
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AU$46,571 - AU$73,736  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 358
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$13AU$26AU$39
Hourly Rate
AU$22.68 - AU$35.14  
   
Overtime
AU$35.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Bonus
AU$1,200 - AU$7,629  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$46,571 - AU$73,736  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 162

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Officer

Pay by Experience for a Payroll Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 223 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 217 salaries. An experienced Payroll Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 143 salaries. A Payroll Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 50 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$59,836

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Key Stats for Payroll Officer

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Payroll Officer Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

▲4%

National Average
AU$60,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Payroll Officer Salaries

SAP Human Resources (SAP HR)
▲13%

▲8%





Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
AU$60,000





Month-End Close
▼1%


MYOB
▼14%

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%
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