An Entry-Level Payroll & Benefits Administrator earns an average salary of C$45,299 per year.

C$35,318 - C$57,491
C$35K
C$45K
C$57K
MEDIAN: C$45,438
10%
50%
90%
C$17.25 - C$29.02
C$17
C$21
C$29
MEDIAN: C$21.27
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$59K
Salary C$35,318 - C$57,491
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,092
Profit Sharing C$252 - C$6,953
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$35,647 - C$59,161
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 212
Hourly Data C$0C$35
Hourly Rate C$17.25 - C$29.02
Overtime C$32.32
Annual Data C$0C$59K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,092
Profit Sharing C$252 - C$6,953
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$35,647 - C$59,161
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

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.

Payroll & Benefits Administrator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$45,601

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

Payroll & Benefits Administrator Advice

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

Payroll & Benefits Administrator in Dauphin:
"Study with Canadian Payroll Association I have my CPM."
Study with Canadian Payroll Association get your Certified Payroll Manager designation.

Payroll & Benefits Administrator in Mississauga:
Payroll & Benefit administration is really a exciting skill to learn.

Payroll & Benefits Administrator in Mississauga:
"Adaptability And Willing To Learn."
Be ambitious but not arrogant. Open to advice and criticism. Be willing to learn, share and initiate efforts to adapt to the company culture. In this position it is near to impossible to always be a 9-5 person.

Payroll & Benefits Administrator in Montréal:
"The volumne of work."
Be willing to put in extra hours.

Payroll & Benefits Administrator in London:
Go to school and get a good understanding of how payroll, accounting and benefits work before going into this field. It will help with the understanding of how to do the job properly.

Key Stats for Payroll & Benefits Administrator

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
30%

Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Administrator Salaries

Payroll Tax Compliance
▲7%


Accounting
▲5%

Human Resources
▲3%



Benefits & Compensation
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
C$46,000

Ceridian Payroll System
▼1%

ADP Payroll System
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 5%