Payroll Administrator Salary

The average pay for a Payroll Administrator is R155,576 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Payroll Tax Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

R75,977 - R272,584
(Median)
R76K
R160K
R270K
MEDIAN: R155,576
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50%
90%

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R28.69 - R174.52
(Median)
R29
R64
R170
MEDIAN: R64.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R100KR200KR300K
Salary
R75,977 - R272,584  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R25,689  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R19,652  
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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R78,837 - R283,593  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 793
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R80R160R240
Hourly Rate
R28.69 - R174.52  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R223.71  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R160KR320KR480K
Bonus
R0.00 - R25,689  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R19,652  
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).
)
R78,837 - R283,593  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | 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

Payroll Administrator Reviews

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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Experience Affects Payroll Administrator Salaries




National Average
R158,000


Skills That Affect Payroll Administrator Salaries

Payroll Tax Compliance
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Payroll Administration
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National Average
R158,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 197 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 62%
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