An Experienced Payroll Specialist earns an average salary of C$59,242 per year.

C$46,517 - C$68,544
C$47K
C$58K
C$69K
MEDIAN: C$58,162
10%
50%
90%
C$19.51 - C$30.19
C$20
C$25
C$30
MEDIAN: C$24.90
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$69K
Salary C$46,517 - C$68,544
Bonus C$1,011 - C$6,044
Profit Sharing C$2,250
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$45,758 - C$69,902
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 154
Hourly Data C$0C$37
Hourly Rate C$19.51 - C$30.19
Overtime C$37.86
Annual Data C$0C$69K
Bonus C$1,011 - C$6,044
Profit Sharing C$2,250
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$45,758 - C$69,902
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$57,570

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

Key Stats for Payroll Specialist

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist Salaries

General Ledger Accounting
▲12%

ADP Payroll System
▲8%

Accounting
▲8%

Ceridian Payroll System
▲8%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

National Average
C$58,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 8%