A Payroll Officer earns an average salary of C$52,926 per year. A skill in Microsoft Office is associated with high pay for this job.

C$39,094 - C$60,634
C$39K
C$49K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$49,465
10%
50%
90%
C$14.69 - C$32.06
C$15
C$23
C$32
MEDIAN: C$23.23
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$63K
Salary C$39,094 - C$60,634
Bonus C$2,000
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$37,223 - C$63,434
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data C$0C$38
Hourly Rate C$14.69 - C$32.06
Overtime C$38.94
Annual Data C$0C$63K
Bonus C$2,000
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$37,223 - C$63,434
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

Job Description for Payroll Officer

Payroll officers monitor an office's payroll. They are responsible for collecting timesheet information of each employee, calculating the amount to disburse to each employee in the pay period, calculate taxes, send money to accounts, and write checks. Their work setting is usually in an office, and the position is found in a wide variety of businesses. Payroll officers work with people on every level of the business, ranging from the entry level workers to the chief executive officer (CEO). Payroll officers work alongside other accounting clerks as well.

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Payroll Officer Tasks

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

Payroll Officer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Payroll Officer

Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Officer

Pay by Experience for a Payroll Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$47,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$48,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Payroll Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 9 salaries. A Payroll Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$59,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$49,045

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Key Stats for Payroll Officer

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Payroll Officer Salaries

▲21%

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
C$49,000

▼2%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Payroll Officer Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲17%


National Average
C$49,000


Windows Operating System General Use
▼6%

Microsoft Word
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%