Payroll Officer with Frontier chris21 Human Resource and Payroll Management Skills Salary (Australia)

A Payroll Officer with Frontier chris21 Human Resource and Payroll Management skills earns an average salary of AU$61,191 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$49,040 - AU$73,441
AU$49K
AU$61K
AU$73K
MEDIAN: AU$61,311
10%
50%
90%
AU$24.10 - AU$37.46
AU$24
AU$28
AU$37
MEDIAN: AU$28.22
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$74K
Salary AU$49,040 - AU$73,441
Bonus AU$2,100
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$49,457 - AU$74,357
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 120
Hourly Data AU$0AU$51
Hourly Rate AU$24.10 - AU$37.46
Overtime AU$51.62
Annual Data AU$0AU$74K
Bonus AU$2,100
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$49,457 - AU$74,357
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

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$57,000 based on 68 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$65,000 based on 64 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$62,000 based on 47 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$63,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$60,555

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

Key Stats for Payroll Officer

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Payroll Officer Salaries

▲7%

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
AU$61,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 96%