Payroll Officer Salary / Wage
Salary and wage information for payroll officer is compiled regularly by analysis of Australian jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Code (ANZSCO) for payroll officers is 551311.
Job titles and exact tasks vary in this work and examples of some occupation titles are payroll clerk, payroll officer, pay clerk and senior payroll officer.
This occupation is currently not on the Australian Skilled Occupation List or on the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List.
The average Australian weekly full-time ordinary earnings across all occupations in mid-2018 were $1,586, giving an annual income of approximately $82,472. This was 2.6% higher than in mid-2017.*
Data supplied from Indeed over the past 36 months, based on over 1,500 salaries, estimated that the average salary for a payroll officer was around $70,000 per annum in Australia.
Payroll Officer Salaries / Wages in 2018
|Job Title||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|Payroll Officer / Administration||$30 per hour||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Payroll Supervisor||70,000 – 90,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Payroll / HR Assistant||75,000 – 80,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Senior Payroll Officer||85,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Payroll Officer / Temporary||$32 – $35 per hour||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Payroll Officer / Recruitment||63,000 – 70,000||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Senior Payroll Officer / Temp||$40 – $50 per hour||Brisbane, Queensland|
|APS4 Payroll Officer||$35 – $40 per hour||Canberra, ACT|
|Payroll Administrator||$20 – $30 per hour||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Human Resources / Payroll Officer||50,000 – 60,000||Perth, Western Australia|
|Payroll Officer||55,000- 65,000||Perth, Western Australia|
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