Payroll Administrator Salary (United Kingdom)

The average salary for a Payroll Administrator is £18,649 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 Salary (?
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£14,387 - £25,066
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MEDIAN: £18,648
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Payroll Administrator Salary (?
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£6.69 - £10.78
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National Salary Data

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£0£9K£18K£27K
Salary
£14,387 - £25,066  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,474  
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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£14,377 - £24,966  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 530
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£6£12£18
Hourly Rate
£6.69 - £10.78  
   
Overtime
£6.40 - £16.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,474  
   
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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£14,377 - £24,966  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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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 23%
Aberdeen
up arrow 21%
Leeds
up arrow 13%
Bristol
up arrow 5%
Birmingham
up arrow 4%
National Average
₤19,000
Ipswich
up arrow 1%
Hull
up arrow 2%
Manchester
up arrow 3%
Glasgow
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Nottingham
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Derby
up arrow 7%
Leicester
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Preston
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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 13%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
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 1%
Human Resources
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 15% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 75%
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