The average pay for a Payroll Administrator is C$46,596 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Benefits Administration is associated with high pay for this job.

C$36,391 - C$59,217
C$36K
C$46K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$46,482
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C$15.14 - C$27.66
C$15
C$21
C$28
MEDIAN: C$21.17
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Salary
C$36,391 - C$59,217  
   
Bonus
C$495.79 - C$5,344  
Profit Sharing
C$103.04 - C$6,020  
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$35,375 - C$59,987  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 683
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$15.14 - C$27.66  
   
Overtime
C$25.92 - C$46.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$495.79 - C$5,344  
   
Profit Sharing
C$103.04 - C$6,020  
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$35,375 - C$59,987  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 227

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Payroll Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 453 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 297 salaries. An experienced Payroll Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 245 salaries. A Payroll Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 107 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$46,483

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Payroll Administrator Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Payroll Administrator

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 162 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Payroll Administrator Salaries

▲11%

▲8%

▲3%

National Average
C$46,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Payroll Administrator Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 162 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 14%
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