An Entry-Level Payroll Officer earns an average salary of AU$55,808 per year. A skill in SAP Payroll is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$44,059 - AU$69,932
AU$44K
AU$56K
AU$70K
MEDIAN: AU$55,787
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50%
90%
AU$22.27 - AU$30.75
AU$22
AU$26
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$26.34
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$69K
Salary AU$44,059 - AU$69,932
Bonus AU$2,500
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$44,651 - AU$69,665
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 176
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$22.27 - AU$30.75
Overtime AU$35.35
Annual Data AU$0AU$69K
Bonus AU$2,500
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$44,651 - AU$69,665
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 72

Payroll Officer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$55,552

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

Payroll Officer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Payroll Officer in Penrith:
"Stand Alone Process, Management reporting, End to End."
Long Hours especially when returning from Leave as your whole job is never completed by a replacment, its much harder working stand alone as taking time off work is very hard, especially sick leave. Im 36 and I have wrist injuries due to the extreme manual processing of my companies Journals and timesheets. Stick to Larger companies with a team environment or automated/semi automated processes, everything I do is exel based and non profit entity wont spend the money to automate these. Its a thankless job, but if someone is missing $1 they will complain, nature of the beast really, and as its all about the employees income they dont care if you have to work 24hours 7 days aweek on your own it must be all correct and on time every time. Can be very frustrating at times.

Key Stats for Payroll Officer

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
25%

Skills That Affect Payroll Officer Salaries

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%