Payroll Officer Salary

A Payroll Officer earns an average salary of AU$56,506 per year. A skill in Payroll Tax Compliance 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$44,160 - AU$70,815
(Median)
AU$44K
AU$57K
AU$71K
MEDIAN: AU$56,506
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AU$21.00 - AU$34.28
(Median)
AU$21
AU$26
AU$34
MEDIAN: AU$26.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Salary
AU$44,160 - AU$70,815  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$4,798  
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$44,169 - AU$71,329  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 787
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$21.00 - AU$34.28  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00  
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$48.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$4,798  
   
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$44,169 - AU$71,329  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 360
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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Officer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$56,048

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Experience Affects Payroll Officer Salaries




National Average
AU$56,000


Skills That Affect Payroll Officer Salaries

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 12%


Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

SAP Payroll
up arrow 2%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
AU$56,000

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 2%

MYOB
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 209 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 94%
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