The average salary for a Payroll Accountant with Payroll Administration skills in Canada is C$53,100.
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Job Description for Payroll Accountant
Payroll accountants generate, maintain, and interpret various reports and financial statements for the company. Most of their work is performed internally, and adherence to various government standards and company policies is critical. Depending on the size of the company, this work may be performed with a team of other accountants or independently; however, payroll accountants should be flexible enough to work both independently and in a team setting. All work is performed in an indoor office e…Read more
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Popular Skills for Payroll Accountant
Payroll Tax Compliance
General Ledger Accounting
ADP Payroll System
Skills in Microsoft Excel and ADP Payroll System are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable, General Ledger Accounting and Payroll Tax Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Accountant
An early career Payroll Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$46,273 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Payroll Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$53,587 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Payroll Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,941 based on 13 salaries.
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Employees with Payroll Accountant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 20.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (10.1% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (6.4% more).
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