The average pay for a Payroll Administrator is R171,338 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Payroll Tax Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

R89,048 - R299,198
R89K
R170K
R300K
MEDIAN: R171,338
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50%
90%

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R29.06 - R387.83
R29
R61
R390
MEDIAN: R61.04
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National Salary 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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R0R110KR220KR330K
Salary
R89,048 - R299,198  
   
Bonus
R3,955 - R30,000  
Profit Sharing
R30,000  
Commission
R15,000  
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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R88,880 - R303,543  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 628
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R330R660R990
Hourly Rate
R29.06 - R387.83  
   
Overtime
R1.48 - R986  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R700KR1MR2M
Bonus
R3,955 - R30,000  
   
Commission
R15,000  
Profit Sharing
R30,000  
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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R88,880 - R303,543  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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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

National Average: R172,572

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Payroll Administrator Reviews

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

Payroll Administrator in Kempton Park:
"I want to know what I should be earning."
Pros: I enjoy doing Payroll, its what I enjoy, all the other stuff is just to keep the office on the go.
Cons: That I have to do other colleagues work for them, that I am underpaid and that I have no chance in moving up here.

Payroll Administrator in Vereeniging:
"It Is Good Most Of The Time I'm Learning A Lot."
Pros: I am learning new things everyday and it is challenging looking at the fact that when the company took me in in February, I had no experience at all only the basics from school and it is much appreciated.
Cons: I would be lying if I say bad things happened.

Payroll Administrator in Durban:
"Working As A Payroll Administrator."
Pros: I enjoy the interaction with people. Working towards a deadline and always being on your toes to ensure accuracy.
Cons: The nasty attitude from the employees is a bit of a turn off. And the amount of pressure.

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Key Stats for Payroll Administrator

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Payroll Administrator Salaries




National Average
R173,000


Skills That Affect Payroll Administrator Salaries

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 29%

National Average
R173,000



vip
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 19%

Office Administration
up arrow 43%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 63%
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