A Payroll Assistant earns an average wage of C$18.45 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$30,642 - C$51,105
C$31K
C$41K
C$51K
MEDIAN: C$40,559
10%
50%
90%
C$13.00 - C$22.30
C$13
C$18
C$22
MEDIAN: C$17.93
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$51K
Salary C$30,642 - C$51,105
Bonus C$0.00 - C$3,945
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$29,555 - C$50,488
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 80
Hourly Data C$0C$37
Hourly Rate C$13.00 - C$22.30
Overtime C$25.50
Annual Data C$0C$50K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$3,945
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$29,555 - C$50,488
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

Job Description for Payroll Assistant

A payroll assistant typically works either in the human resources or accounting department of a company. A person in this position assists with all aspects of payroll and related employee recordkeeping and storage. Much of a payroll assistant’s work involves data entry, and familiarity with basic computer programs is required, along with accuracy and attention to detail.

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Payroll Assistant Tasks

  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.

Common Career Paths for Payroll Assistant


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Q: What is it like working as a Payroll Assistant?

Payroll Assistant in Surrey:
"management, office conditions, work flexibility"
Pros: The people, the atmosphere and the challenging position
Cons: Sometimes it can be very stressfull

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Key Stats for Payroll Assistant

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Payroll Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
C$40,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 22%