Entry-Level Payroll Specialist in Toronto, Ontario Salary (Canada)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Payroll Specialist in Toronto, Ontario is C$49,637 per year.

C$38,763 - C$59,736
C$39K
C$50K
C$60K
MEDIAN: C$49,610
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$60K
Salary C$38,763 - C$59,736
Bonus C$2,457
Profit Sharing C$1,500
Total Pay (?
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C$32,245 - C$60,412
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

Job Description for Payroll Specialist

Payroll specialists can be found in many industries from small businesses to large organizations. Job responsibilities often include payroll processing, maintaining personnel databases, and managing budgetary expenditures. Knowledge and experience with tax laws, union contracts, wage and hour laws, and common fiscal procedures are important. Most payroll specialists are expected to have a good understanding of budgetary operations. Payroll specialists report to a supervisor who oversees the department. Flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, may be required.

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Payroll Specialist Tasks

  • Audit employee timesheets for hours worked and accuracy.
  • Prepare payroll related journal entries for period-end.
  • Maintain, prepare and process payroll for organization personnel.
  • Maintain current knowledge of IRS regulations.
  • Compile and submit payroll deductions related check requests and payments.

Payroll Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Payroll Specialist

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
23%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

National Average
C$50,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Ceridian Payroll System
▼1%

ADP Payroll System
▼2%

Payroll Administration
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 96%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
no benefits
None: 4%