A Payroll Assistant earns an average salary of £18,098 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

£11,592 - £27,945
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£18K
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MEDIAN: £17,784
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£7.07 - £12.53
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MEDIAN: £8.46
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
£11,592 - £27,945  
   
Bonus
£1,000  
Total Pay (?
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£12,131 - £27,278  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
£7.07 - £12.53  
   
Overtime
£11.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£1,000  
   
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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£12,131 - £27,278  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Payroll Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $17,000 based on 66 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Payroll Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 14 salaries. A Payroll Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £17,771

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Payroll Assistant Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Payroll Assistant?

Payroll Assistant in Birmingham:
"pay, hours of work, place of work, parking"
They can go on to training to excel themselves to becoming a payroll officer

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Key Stats for Payroll Assistant

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Payroll Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲47%

Mid-Career
▲29%

Late-Career
▲8%

National Average
₤18,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 57%
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