The average rate for an Entry-Level Payroll Clerk is C$18.05 per hour.

C$30,403 - C$49,137
C$30K
C$39K
C$49K
MEDIAN: C$39,063
10%
50%
90%
C$14.04 - C$23.68
C$14
C$18
C$24
MEDIAN: C$17.97
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$49K
Salary C$30,403 - C$49,137
Bonus C$403 - C$4,559
Profit Sharing C$1,200
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$29,900 - C$49,557
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 161
Hourly Data C$0C$36
Hourly Rate C$14.04 - C$23.68
Overtime C$22.96 - C$36.98
Annual Data C$0C$49K
Bonus C$403 - C$4,559
Profit Sharing C$1,200
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$29,900 - C$49,557
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 162

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$38,495

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

Payroll Clerk Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Payroll Clerk in Kitchener:
"Know what your salary will be before you agree to a hire"
If you choose to accept more responsibility in your day to day work schedule, have a chat with your supervisor regarding compensation before you end up with an additional work load that wasn't part of your job description.

Key Stats for Payroll Clerk

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
15%

Skills That Affect Payroll Clerk Salaries


Microsoft Word
▲4%



National Average
C$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 21%