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Payroll Clerk

As a Payroll Clerk, your role will be primarily focused on payroll processing, tax calculations, and the payment of the employees within your company.

There may also be elements of accounts payable and light bookkeeping responsibilities in your duties as a Payroll Clerk. The average salary of a Payroll Clerk is $71,692 per annum.

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Average salary
$71,692 P/A
Min average salary
$65,393 P/A
Max average salary
$77,991 P/A
Job growth

Projection: 7% more Payroll Clerks employed in Australia in 2018 (compared to 2013)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Payroll Clerk are:

  • NSW: 35.1%
  • VIC: 23.3%
  • QLD: 18.9%
Key skills required
  • Aptitude for working with numbers
  • Good organisational skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer skills

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