The average salary for a Payroll Administrator in South Africa is R202,349.
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Job Description for Payroll Administrator
A payroll administrator is the person who is responsible for ensuring that all employees within an organization are paid in an accurate and timely fashion. This is a position which will generally work in an indoor office environment. This administrator will generally keep weekday, daytime hours, though some overtime or extended hours may be necessary. A payroll administrator will generally work with other office personnel, as well as accounting and human resources personnel. This person will…Read more
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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Popular Skills for Payroll Administrator
Human Resources (HR)
Payroll Tax Compliance
Skills in Payroll Administration, Payroll Tax Compliance and Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Human Resources (HR).
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 R137,776 based on 31 salaries. An early career Payroll Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R152,824 based on 487 salaries. A mid-career Payroll Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R216,167 based on 339 salaries. An experienced Payroll Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R245,136 based on 287 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R322,429.
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