A Payroll Clerk earns an average wage of AU$24.56 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$42,060 - AU$59,698
AU$42K
AU$50K
AU$60K
MEDIAN: AU$50,402
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.38 - AU$30.74
AU$20
AU$25
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$24.75
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$61K
Salary AU$42,060 - AU$59,698
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$42,453 - AU$61,663
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data AU$0AU$41
Hourly Rate AU$20.38 - AU$30.74
Overtime AU$41.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$61K
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$42,453 - AU$61,663
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

Job Description for Payroll Clerk

Payroll clerks typically work within the accounting or human resources (HR) departments of organizations to ensure that employees are paid accurately and on-time. Small companies may require payroll clerks to collect and organize time cards, and they must then enter information related to employees' hours worked and pay periods into their company's computer.

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Payroll Clerk 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.

Payroll Clerk Pay By Employer

$0$34K

HCR ManorCare
8 profiles
$30,821

Common Career Paths for Payroll Clerk


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Popular Skills for Payroll Clerk

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$51,023

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Key Stats for Payroll Clerk

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Payroll Clerk Salaries

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
AU$51,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Payroll Clerk Salaries



Microsoft Office
▼0%

Payroll Administration
▼0%

National Average
AU$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%