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Payroll Administrator Salary (South Africa)

The average salary for a Payroll Administrator is R154,076 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.
Payroll Administrator Salary (?
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R70,090 - R267,303
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R154,076
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Payroll Administrator Salary (?
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R28.59 - R205.94
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R81.00
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National Salary Data

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R0R100KR200KR300K
Salary
R70,090 - R267,303  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R24,386  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R35,508  
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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R70,929 - R280,284  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 590
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R80R160R240
Hourly Rate
R28.59 - R205.94  
   
Overtime
R1.47 - R232.28  
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 - R24,386  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R35,508  
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).
)
R70,929 - R280,284  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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

Port Elizabeth
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Sandton
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Pretoria
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National Average
R158,000
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Pietermaritzburg
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Vereeniging
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Payroll Administrator Reviews

What is it like working as a Payroll Administrator?
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

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
National Average
R158,000

Skills That Affect Payroll Administrator Salaries

Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%
National Average
R158,000
Human Resources
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 160 votes.

Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 40% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 60%