The average salary for an Experienced Payroll Administrator in Calgary, Alberta is C$55,427 per year. A skill in ADP Payroll System is associated with high pay for this job.

C$44,132 - C$68,473
MEDIAN: C$57,128
Salary C$44,132 - C$68,473
Bonus C$3,000
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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).
C$43,563 - C$69,812
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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.


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.

Payroll Administrator Job Listings

Key Stats for Payroll Administrator

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
10-19 years
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Payroll Administrator Salaries

ADP Payroll System


Microsoft Excel

Ceridian Payroll System

Benefits Administration

Payroll Administration

National Average

Microsoft Office

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 10%