A Payroll Clerk earns an average wage of C$19.93 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$31,916 - C$53,114
C$32K
C$40K
C$53K
MEDIAN: C$40,264
10%
50%
90%
C$14.61 - C$25.73
C$15
C$20
C$26
MEDIAN: C$19.62
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$53K
Salary C$31,916 - C$53,114
Bonus C$350 - C$5,600
Profit Sharing C$814
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$31,033 - C$53,631
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 265
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$14.61 - C$25.73
Overtime C$22.98 - C$39.51
Annual Data C$0C$53K
Bonus C$350 - C$5,600
Profit Sharing C$814
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$31,033 - C$53,631
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 268

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.

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Payroll Clerk 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.

Payroll Clerk Pay By Employer

$0$34K

HCR ManorCare
8 profiles
$30,821

Common Career Paths for Payroll Clerk


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Popular Skills for Payroll Clerk

Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Payroll Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$39,000 based on 134 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$43,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Payroll Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 44 salaries. A Payroll Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 23 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$40,689

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Payroll Clerk Reviews

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

Payroll Clerk in Saskatoon:
Pros: Small city so you know more people from more companies.
Cons: Small city so you know everyone. Less chance for growth.

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Key Stats for Payroll Clerk

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Payroll Clerk Salaries

▲11%

▲10%

▲5%

National Average
C$41,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Payroll Clerk Salaries





National Average
C$41,000

ADP Payroll System
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 17%