A Bookkeeper, Payroll earns an average wage of AU$25.95 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$45,933 - AU$71,055
AU$46K
AU$57K
AU$71K
MEDIAN: AU$57,242
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50%
90%
AU$22.09 - AU$34.96
AU$22
AU$26
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$25.92
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$72K
Salary AU$45,933 - AU$71,055
Bonus AU$2,000
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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AU$46,032 - AU$72,033
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 60
Hourly Data AU$0AU$36
Hourly Rate AU$22.09 - AU$34.96
Overtime AU$36.90
Annual Data AU$0AU$72K
Bonus AU$2,000
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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AU$46,032 - AU$72,033
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 148

Job Description for Bookkeeper, Payroll

Larger companies frequently have a specialized accountant employed as a payroll bookkeeper. This payroll specialist ensures everyone working for the company - from salaried managers to hourly employees - are paid accurately and in a timely manner. This person ensures that all payroll deductions are properly assessed and helps maintain their organization's payroll bookkeeping records, so they are kept up to date and comply with federal and state regulations.

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Bookkeeper, Payroll Tasks

  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.

Common Career Paths for Bookkeeper, Payroll


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Popular Skills for Bookkeeper, Payroll

Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper, Payroll

Pay by Experience for a Bookkeeper, Payroll has a positive trend. An entry-level Bookkeeper, Payroll with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 68 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bookkeeper, Payroll with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper, Payroll which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$57,000 based on 80 salaries. A Bookkeeper, Payroll with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$59,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$55,316

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Bookkeeper, Payroll

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Bookkeeper, Payroll Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

▲2%

National Average
AU$55,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper, Payroll Salaries

National Average
AU$55,000


▼1%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 1%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 99%