Avg. Base Salary (AUD)
The average salary for a Payroll Officer is AU$56,451
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Officers?
An early career Payroll Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$55,900 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Payroll Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$61,770 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Payroll …Read more
What Do Payroll Officers Do?
Payroll officers monitor an office's payroll. They are responsible for collecting timesheet information of each employee, calculating the amount to disburse to each employee in the pay period, calculate taxes, send money to accounts, and write checks. Their work setting is usually in an office, and the position is found in a wide variety of businesses. Payroll officers work with people on every level of the business, ranging from the entry level workers to the chief executive officer (CEO). …Read more