The average pay for a Payroll Administrator is C$46,317 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. 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. A skill in Benefits Administration is associated with high pay for this job.

C$35,859 - C$59,697
(Median)
C$36K
C$46K
C$60K
MEDIAN: C$46,317
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C$14.91 - C$27.43
(Median)
C$15
C$20
C$27
MEDIAN: C$20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$21KC$42KC$63K
Salary
C$35,859 - C$59,697  
   
Bonus
C$587 - C$5,718  
Profit Sharing
C$101.37 - C$5,918  
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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C$34,634 - C$60,381  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 708
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$17C$34C$51
Hourly Rate
C$14.91 - C$27.43  
   
Overtime
C$24.96 - C$50.80  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$587 - C$5,718  
   
Profit Sharing
C$101.37 - C$5,918  
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).
)
C$34,634 - C$60,381  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 225
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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Administrator

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$45,979

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Payroll Administrator Reviews

What is it like working as a Payroll Administrator?

Payroll Administrator in Calgary:
"Solve Discrepancies And Payroll Issues."
Pros: Getting employees paid in timely and accurate manner.
Cons: Getting yelled at by stubborn employee.

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Experience Affects Payroll Administrator Salaries




National Average
C$46,000


Skills That Affect Payroll Administrator Salaries



Accounting
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Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 4%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%

Human Resources
up arrow 1%

Ceridian Payroll System
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Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
C$46,000

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
up arrow 4%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 143 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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