The average salary for a Payroll Administrator in Ottawa, Ontario is C$42,595 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Benefits & Compensation, Benefits Administration, Human Resources, and Accounting.

C$36,221 - C$51,684
C$36K
C$43K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$43,047
10%
50%
90%
C$15.25 - C$22.60
C$16
MEDIAN: C$16.44
50%
C$0C$52K
Salary C$36,221 - C$51,684
Bonus C$900
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$33,361 - C$52,231
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 37
Hourly Data C$0C$22
Hourly Rate C$16.44
Annual Data C$0C$52K
Bonus C$900
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$33,361 - C$52,231
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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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Key Stats for Payroll Administrator

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Payroll Administrator Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
C$42,000

▼1%

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Payroll Administrator Salaries

Benefits & Compensation
▲16%

Benefits Administration
▲15%

Human Resources
▲14%

Accounting
▲10%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

Payroll Administration
▼0%

National Average
C$42,000

ADP Payroll System
▼1%

Accounts Receivable
▼6%

Accounts Payable
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 20%