Payroll Administrator Salary

The average pay for a Payroll Administrator is C$45,217 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$35,724 - C$57,415
(Median)
C$36K
C$45K
C$57K
MEDIAN: C$45,217
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C$14.91 - C$28.06
(Median)
C$15
C$20
C$28
MEDIAN: C$20
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50%
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$20KC$40KC$60K
Salary
C$35,724 - C$57,415  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$4,621  
Profit Sharing
C$309.13 - C$4,848  
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$34,745 - C$58,814  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,475
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$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$14.91 - C$28.06  
   
Hourly Tips
C$1.00  
Overtime
C$22.91 - C$45.49  
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$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$4,621  
   
Profit Sharing
C$309.13 - C$4,848  
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$34,745 - C$58,814  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 440
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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$45,079

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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$45,000


Skills That Affect Payroll Administrator Salaries




Accounting
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ADP Payroll System
up arrow 2%

Human Resources
up arrow 2%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Ceridian Payroll System
0%

National Average
C$45,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 371 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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