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Average Payroll Assistant Salary in Canada

C$40,062
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$1,600
Bonus
C$1,100
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The average salary for a Payroll Assistant in Canada is C$40,062.
10%
CA$32k
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CA$40k
90%
CA$52k
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C$32k - C$52k
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C$514 - C$2k
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C$0 - C$1k
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C$32k - C$54k
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What Do Payroll Assistants Do?

Job Satisfaction for Payroll Assistant

3.9 out of 5
(17)
Highly Satisfied
6Reviews

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What Are Popular Skills for Payroll Assistants?

Skills in Payroll Administration, Data Entry and Payroll Tax Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include ADP Payroll System and Microsoft Excel.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Assistants?

An entry-level Payroll Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$37,608 based on 9 salaries. An early career Payroll Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$39,367 based on 49 salaries. A mid-career Payroll Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$48,096 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Payroll Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$45,350 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (9.8% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (1.4% less) and Toronto, Ontario (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 91 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.9%
Early Career
53.8%
Mid Career
28.6%
Experienced
7.7%

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