Average Payroll Administrator Salary in South Africa

R204,430
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 105k
MEDIAN
ZAR 204k
90%
ZAR 359k

The average salary for a Payroll Administrator is R204,430

Base Salary
R105k - R359k
Bonus
R5k - R31k
Profit Sharing
R6k - R20k
Total Pay
R99k - R371k
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What Do Payroll Administrators Do?

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

What is the highest pay for Payroll Administrators?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Payroll Administrator is ZAR 359k / year

What is the lowest pay for Payroll Administrators?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Payroll Administrator is ZAR 105k / year

How can Payroll Administrators increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Payroll Administrator is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Payroll Administrator that oversees more junior Payroll Administrators, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.