Payroll Administrator Salary (United Kingdom)

The average salary for a Payroll Administrator is £18,721 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Payroll Administrator Total Pay (?
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£14,339 - £25,283
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MEDIAN: £18,720
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Payroll Administrator Total Pay (?
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£6.72 - £10.74
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National Salary Data

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£0£9K£18K£27K
Salary
£14,339 - £25,283  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,487  
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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£14,355 - £25,155  
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Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 646
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£6£12£18
Hourly Rate
£6.72 - £10.74  
   
Overtime
£6.44 - £16.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,487  
   
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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£14,355 - £25,155  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 646
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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

London
up arrow 27%
Leeds
up arrow 11%
Bristol
up arrow 5%
Bradford
up arrow 2%
Birmingham
0%
Portsmouth
0%
National Average
₤19,000
Ipswich
up arrow 1%
Hull
up arrow 1%
Manchester
up arrow 3%
Nottingham
up arrow 3%
Glasgow
up arrow 4%
Leicester
up arrow 10%
Belfast
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Payroll Administrator Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Payroll Administrator in London:
"Knowledge."
Make sure you have fail proof systems in place. Make sure that you are an expert in company policies and procedures, the culture of the company, and authorization matrix, as well as labor and tax legislation. The Human Resources department has the biggest influence on the excellent execution of your job, ensure that they are your ally. Knowledge is power in this job.
Payroll Administrator in London:
"That nothing was in place to do the job properly"
Get a contract and job description before starting the the role
What is it like working as a Payroll Administrator?
Payroll Administrator in London:
"Payroll Administrator Summary."
Pros: Office conditions, free beverages and flexible time.
Cons: No overtime pay. Poor bonus payout (based on the companys revenue per year in all European territories) Stress levels are very high among the services. People do not stay in the company very long. Higher management and leadership are poor and not motivating. Too many structure changes and poor training leads to an unorganized organization and workforce.
Payroll Administrator in benoni:
"It's a challenging job with lot of pressure"
Pros: It motivates me to do more things, solving employees problem, being able to work independent, meeting deadline at the end of the month.
Cons: Working late, people giving wrong information is bad for the payroll.

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Experience Affects Payroll Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
₤19,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Payroll Administrator Salaries

National Average
₤19,000
Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%
Human Resources
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 14% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 75%
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