A Payroll & Benefits Administrator earns an average salary of C$48,647 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$39,337 - C$61,898
C$39K
C$49K
C$62K
MEDIAN: C$49,045
10%
50%
90%
C$17.76 - C$28.26
C$18
C$23
C$28
MEDIAN: C$23.01
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$62K
Salary C$39,337 - C$61,898
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,334
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$6,745
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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C$39,030 - C$62,618
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 584
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$17.76 - C$28.26
Overtime C$23.77 - C$45.41
Annual Data C$0C$62K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,334
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$6,745
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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C$39,030 - C$62,618
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 148

Job Description for Payroll & Benefits Administrator

A payroll and benefits administrator is responsible for managing a company's employee compensation and benefits system. Among the duties of the payroll and benefits administrator are ensuring the smooth operation of employee payment and explaining and implementing employees' benefits packages. The payroll and benefits administrator may also be assigned some tasks relating to human resources, such as drafting employee schedules, performing background checks on prospective applicants, handling worker's compensation claims, and conducting performance evaluations. The payroll and benefits administrator is expected to understand laws and regulations pertaining to employee compensation and ensure that their organization adheres to such standards.

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Payroll & Benefits Administrator Tasks

  • Manage and analyze employee benefit programs, research issues, and track usage data.
  • Process payroll, including updating employee numbers, hours, garnishments, benefits and vacation, etc.
  • Communicate with employees and management about benefits options and usage.
  • Ensure organizational compliance with federal and local regulations, auditing, and non-discrimination laws.

Common Career Paths for Payroll & Benefits Administrator


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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll & Benefits Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Payroll & Benefits Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll & Benefits Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$46,000 based on 126 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll & Benefits Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 131 salaries. An experienced Payroll & Benefits Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 115 salaries. A Payroll & Benefits Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$53,000 based on 60 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$49,224

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

Payroll & Benefits Administrator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Payroll & Benefits Administrator?

Payroll & Benefits Administrator in Regina:
Pros: My employer strives to be the employer of choice by offering competitive compensation, work place perks, paid sick days, paid personal days and paid community service time.
Cons:

Payroll & Benefits Administrator in Toronto:
Pros: I like the job I do and the learning curve has been amazing as well as the people I have to work with.
Cons: I don't like that the company is always overloading my plate and there is no back up to help me out.

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Key Stats for Payroll & Benefits Administrator

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 150 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Administrator Salaries

▲7%

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
C$49,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Administrator Salaries


Accounts Receivable
▲5%




Human Resources
▼0%

National Average
C$49,000

Accounting
▼1%





Microsoft Office
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 150 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 5%