A Payroll Clerk with Microsoft Office skills earns an average wage of AU$24.62 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$43,146 - AU$61,825
AU$43K
AU$51K
AU$62K
MEDIAN: AU$50,893
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50%
90%
AU$20.02 - AU$31.66
AU$20
AU$25
AU$32
MEDIAN: AU$24.85
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$63K
Salary AU$43,146 - AU$61,825
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$42,034 - AU$63,488
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data AU$0AU$31
Hourly Rate AU$20.02 - AU$31.66
Annual Data AU$0AU$63K
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$42,034 - AU$63,488
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$51,238

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

Key Stats for Payroll Clerk

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Payroll Clerk Salaries

▲9%

▲4%

National Average
AU$51,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

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