A Payroll & Benefits Manager earns an average salary of C$65,091 per year. A skill in Ceridian HRIS/Payroll System is associated with high pay for this job.

C$50,995 - C$89,351
C$51K
C$67K
C$89K
MEDIAN: C$67,273
10%
50%
90%
C$20.79 - C$43.70
C$21
C$24
C$44
MEDIAN: C$23.66
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$93K
Salary C$50,995 - C$89,351
Bonus C$0.00 - C$15,101
Profit Sharing C$3,750
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$50,100 - C$93,780
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 152
Hourly Data C$0C$59
Hourly Rate C$20.79 - C$43.70
Overtime C$32.46 - C$59.38
Annual Data C$0C$93K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$15,101
Profit Sharing C$3,750
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$50,100 - C$93,780
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Payroll & Benefits Manager

Payroll and benefits managers are responsible for creating and distributing information about payroll, benefits, and other employee-related programs for their organization. They are in charge of facilitating benefits and compensation programs for employees. These managers produce program information, create materials to promote payroll incentives, and schedule and participate in training sessions for new payroll and benefits programs. Payroll and benefits managers attend company meetings to report their progress to executives and use a personal computer to track their progress, keep accurate records, and communicate with internal staff and external partners. They also process payroll and benefits requests after reviewing program requirements.

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Payroll & Benefits Manager Tasks

  • Supervise processing of employee payroll and distribution of paychecks.
  • Oversee employee education about company benefits and enrollment in programs.
  • Conduct audits of tax forms, payroll balance sheets, and benefits.
  • Maintain and update payroll database system.
  • Input new employees into payroll database and keep employee information up to date.

Common Career Paths for Payroll & Benefits Manager


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Payroll & Benefits Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Payroll & Benefits Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Payroll & Benefits Manager

Pay by Experience for a Payroll & Benefits Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll & Benefits Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll & Benefits Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$65,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Payroll & Benefits Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$68,000 based on 41 salaries. A Payroll & Benefits Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$77,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$67,615

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

Payroll & Benefits Manager Reviews

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

Payroll & Benefits Manager in Kamloops:
Pros: The people and the constant changes in their status.
Cons: Sitting too much.

Payroll & Benefits Manager in Winnipeg:
Pros: The variety.
Cons: Nobody really understands what you do and they don't really care until something is wrong on their pay check.

Payroll & Benefits Manager in Edmonton:
"The Payroll World at SPR"
Pros: Head office staff and boss. Flexible time and schedule. RRSP plan. Perks.
Cons: People calling from the job sites that are clueless. No respect from job sites and hiring of incompetent people is a familiar theme with the organization. I am always cleaning up someone elses mess it seems. Stress level.

Payroll & Benefits Manager in Sault Ste Marie:
"Stressfull dealing with union employees"
Pros: My job entails more than just payroll and benefits. I do the payables, receivables, payroll and benefits and what ever my boss gives me
Cons: I am over worked literally, I do not feel comfortable taking a week of vacation (note: haven't had that since 2008) because I come back to at least 10 days of work.

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Key Stats for Payroll & Benefits Manager

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
25%

Experience Affects Payroll & Benefits Manager Salaries

▲14%

▼0%

National Average
C$68,000

▼4%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Payroll & Benefits Manager Salaries

Ceridian HRIS/Payroll System
▲26%

Ceridian Payroll System
▲1%


National Average
C$68,000


Benefits Administration
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 9%