The average salary for a Payroll Administrator in Edmonton, Alberta is C$52,009 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Payroll Tax Compliance and ADP Payroll System.

C$39,275 - C$63,153
C$39K
C$51K
C$63K
MEDIAN: C$50,829
10%
50%
90%
C$17.62 - C$31.13
C$18
C$24
C$31
MEDIAN: C$24.40
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$66K
Salary C$39,275 - C$63,153
Bonus C$1,445 - C$5,152
Profit Sharing C$1,250
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$38,515 - C$66,081
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 108
Hourly Data C$0C$52
Hourly Rate C$17.62 - C$31.13
Overtime C$32.30 - C$52.03
Annual Data C$0C$66K
Bonus C$1,445 - C$5,152
Profit Sharing C$1,250
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$38,515 - C$66,081
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

Job Description for Payroll Administrator

A payroll administrator is the person who is responsible for ensuring that all employees within an organization are paid in an accurate and timely fashion. This is a position which will generally work in an indoor office environment. This administrator will generally keep weekday, daytime hours, though some overtime or extended hours may be necessary. A payroll administrator will generally work with other office personnel, as well as accounting and human resources personnel.

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Payroll Administrator Tasks

  • Ensure organizational compliance with federal and local regulations, auditing, and non-discrimination laws.
  • Prepare payroll related reports.
  • Process payroll, including updating employee numbers, hours, garnishments, etc.
  • Record, maintain and update payroll procedures.
  • Maintain employee records for new hires, pay changes, and terminations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Payroll Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$48,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$54,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Payroll Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$59,000 based on 13 salaries. A Payroll Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$61,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Payroll Administrator

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Payroll Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

▲15%

▲5%

National Average
C$51,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Payroll Administrator Salaries




Bookkeeping
▲8%


Accounting
▲6%

Accounts Payable
▲1%

National Average
C$51,000



Office Administration
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Ceridian Payroll System
▼11%

Human Resources
▼12%

Accounts Receivable
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 7%