The average hourly pay for a Payroll Clerk in Canada is C$19.64.
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Job Description for Payroll Clerk
Payroll clerks typically work within the accounting or human resources (HR) departments of organizations to ensure that employees are paid accurately and on-time. Small companies may require payroll clerks to collect and organize time cards, and they must then enter information related to employees' hours worked and pay periods into their company's computer. Payroll clerks must check payroll data related to hourly wages, salaries, overtime, PTO hours (vacation days), and sick days for accuracy…Read more
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Skills in Payroll Administration, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Clerk
An entry-level Payroll Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$17.62 based on 23 salaries. An early career Payroll Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$18.34 based on 230 salaries. A mid-career Payroll Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$21.37 based on 111 salaries. An experienced Payroll Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$21.20 based on 81 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$23.
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Employees with Payroll Clerk in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 13.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (12.8% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (10.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (10.3% less), Toronto, Ontario (4.4% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (1.7% less).
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