A Payroll Officer in Perth, Western Australia earns an average salary of AU$67,171 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$49,349 - AU$77,129
AU$49K
AU$66K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$65,831
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90%
AU$22.96 - AU$36.04
AU$23
AU$28
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$27.89
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AU$0AU$77K
Salary AU$49,349 - AU$77,129
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$48,631 - AU$76,442
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 62
Hourly Data AU$0AU$36
Hourly Rate AU$22.96 - AU$36.04
Annual Data AU$0AU$76K
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$48,631 - AU$76,442
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

Job Description for Payroll Officer

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). Payroll officers work alongside other accounting clerks as well.

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Payroll Officer Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Officer

Pay by Experience for a Payroll Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$66,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Payroll Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$68,000 based on 29 salaries. A Payroll Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$66,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Payroll Officer

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Payroll Officer Salaries

▲6%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
AU$64,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 96%