Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Administrator in Calgary Salary (Canada)

An Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Administrator in Calgary, Alberta earns an average salary of C$49,671 per year.

C$41,396 - C$68,930
MEDIAN: C$51,004
Salary C$41,396 - C$68,930
Bonus C$0.00
Profit Sharing C$2,000
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).
C$42,508 - C$70,029
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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.


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.

Payroll & Benefits Administrator Job Listings

Key Stats for Payroll & Benefits Administrator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years

Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Administrator Salaries

National Average

Benefits Administration

Payroll Administration


Accounts Payable

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 7%