Average Payroll Administrator Salary in United Kingdom

£20,338
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£908
Bonus
£974
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Payroll Administrator in United Kingdom is £20,338.
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£16k
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£20k
90%
£26k
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£16k - £26k
Bonus
£195 - £3k
Profit Sharing
£0 - £974
Total Pay
£16k - £26k

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Job Description for Payroll Administrator

Payroll Administrator Tasks
  • Record, maintain and update payroll procedures.
  • Maintain employee records for new hires, pay changes, and terminations.
  • Process payroll, including updating employee numbers, hours, garnishments, etc.
  • Ensure organizational compliance with federal and local regulations, auditing, and non-discrimination laws.
  • Prepare payroll related reports.

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Popular Skills for Payroll Administrator

Skills in Payroll Administration, Microsoft Excel, Human Resources (HR), Payroll Tax Compliance and Pension Plan Administration are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Administrator

An entry-level Payroll Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £18,230 based on 63 salaries. An early career Payroll Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £19,666 based on 420 salaries. A mid-career Payroll Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,296 based on 154 salaries. An experienced Payroll Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £22,187 based on 146 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £22,305.
Employees with Payroll Administrator in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 19.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (15.5% more) and Bristol, England: Bristol (5.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (9.2% less), Gloucester, England: Gloucestershire (6.6% less) and Leicester, England: Leicestershire (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 875 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.2%
Early Career
48.0%
Mid Career
17.6%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
10.5%

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