The average salary for a Payroll Officer in South Africa is R268,214.
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Job Description for Payroll Officer
Payroll officers monitor an office's payroll. They are responsible for collecting timesheet information of each employee, calculating the amount to disburse to each employee in the pay period, calculate taxes, send money to accounts, and write checks. Their work setting is usually in an office, and the position is found in a wide variety of businesses. Payroll officers work with people on every level of the business, ranging from the entry level workers to the chief executive officer (CEO). Pay…Read more
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Benefits & Compensation
Payroll Tax Compliance
Skills in Microsoft Excel and Benefits & Compensation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Payroll Tax Compliance, Microsoft Office and Payroll Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Officer
An early career Payroll Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R218,434 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Payroll Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R257,808 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Payroll Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R317,419 based on 50 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R404,518.
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