Avg. Base Salary (CAD)
The average salary for a Payroll & Benefits Specialist is C$56,538
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Payroll & Benefits Specialists?
A mid-career Payroll & Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$58,146 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Payroll & Benefits Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$55,496 based on 8 salaries.
What Do Payroll & Benefits Specialists Do?
Payroll and benefits specialists handle accounting and finance tasks related to business operation and taxes, especially in regards to filing and distribution of audits, payroll, and W-2s. They maintain payroll data, prepare checks, obtain relevant data (such as salary adjustments), and help prepare W-2s. They may also disseminate information about payroll to staff and conduct trainings as necessary. Customer service skills are sometimes part of this role, as maintaining investment and …Read more