The average salary for an Entry-Level Payroll Administrator is C$42,768 per year. A skill in Benefits Administration is associated with high pay for this job.

C$33,598 - C$53,715
(Median)
C$34K
C$43K
C$54K
MEDIAN: C$42,767
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C$14.54 - C$26.68
(Median)
C$15
C$19
C$27
MEDIAN: C$19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$19KC$38KC$57K
Salary
C$33,598 - C$53,715  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,904  
Profit Sharing
C$2,250  
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$31,977 - C$55,861  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 340
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$14.54 - C$26.68  
   
Overtime
C$23.74 - C$45.60  
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$6,904  
   
Profit Sharing
C$2,250  
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$31,977 - C$55,861  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$42,293

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Payroll Administrator Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Payroll Administrator in Halifax:
"Don't sweat the little things."
Be organized and save all email correspondence. Everything you do in this job is on a deadline so develop a routine that follows your work flow. Always celebrate the wins!!

Payroll Administrator in Brampton:
"1 person department..."
A 1 person department is sometimes a difficult thing to work with, especially if you don't have a strong network of professional around you. Make sure you are part of an association or network of professionals in your field that will be able to give you advice or point you in the right direction when you have questions.

Payroll Administrator in London:
"That I Was At Top Rate And Not Going Anyplace."
You do not make any money for the company so not a valued position. Not a good paying job.

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Skills That Affect Payroll Administrator Salaries



Payroll Administration
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Benefits & Compensation
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Accounting
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Human Resources
up arrow 2%

Ceridian Payroll System
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Accounts Payable
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National Average
C$42,000

ADP Payroll System
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Bookkeeping
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Office Administration
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Accounts Receivable
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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