The average salary for a Payroll Officer in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$58,301 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years 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. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Payroll Tax Compliance and Benefits & Compensation.

AU$45,437 - AU$72,756
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AU$45K
AU$58K
AU$73K
MEDIAN: AU$58,300
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AU$20.43 - AU$35.75
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AU$20
AU$27
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$27.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$25KAU$50KAU$75K
Salary
AU$45,437 - AU$72,756  
   
Bonus
AU$2,500  
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$45,395 - AU$73,514  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 78
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$13AU$26AU$39
Hourly Rate
AU$20.43 - AU$35.75  
   
Overtime
AU$28.13  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Bonus
AU$2,500  
   
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$45,395 - AU$73,514  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Experience Affects Payroll Officer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
AU$58,000


Skills That Affect Payroll Officer Salaries

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 20%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 15%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 3%

Frontier chris21 Human Resource and Payroll Management
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
0%

National Average
AU$58,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 100%
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