The average pay for a Payroll Specialist is C$53,629 per year.

C$40,985 - C$66,359
C$41K
C$54K
C$66K
MEDIAN: C$53,845
10%
50%
90%
C$16.00 - C$30.05
C$16
C$25
C$30
MEDIAN: C$25.02
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$67K
Salary C$40,985 - C$66,359
Bonus C$979 - C$5,965
Profit Sharing C$2,457
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$40,800 - C$67,949
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 214
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$16.00 - C$30.05
Overtime C$39.90
Annual Data C$0C$67K
Bonus C$979 - C$5,965
Profit Sharing C$2,457
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$40,800 - C$67,949
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

Common Career Paths for Payroll Specialist


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Popular Skills for Payroll Specialist

Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Payroll Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 80 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$54,000 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Payroll Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$59,000 based on 72 salaries. A Payroll Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$56,000 based on 29 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$53,793

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Payroll Specialist Reviews

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

Payroll Specialist in Edmonton:
"Job variety."
Pros: My boss. Job intensity. Office conditions.
Cons: Constant HR turnover. Management immaturity.

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Key Stats for Payroll Specialist

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Payroll Specialist Salaries

▲9%

▲4%

National Average
C$54,000

▼1%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries




National Average
C$54,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Accounting
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 9%