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about payroll jobs in Montreal

Payroll jobs are popular within the human resources industry. They are positions that blend a candidate’s interest in numbers and accounting, working with people, and communications. Successful candidates have experience with accounting software, are excellent communicators, get things done on time, and are comfortable working with sensitive data.

Currently, there are close to 4,000 payroll jobs in the Montreal area. This is up 0.6% from the previous year. It also continues a trend of job growth. Overall, jobs have increased by 29.7% since 2007, making payroll jobs a great opportunity for people looking to break into HR.

payroll salaries in Montreal

HR professionals, such as payroll administrators, are compensated well. You can make up to $65,000 per year in addition to receiving employee benefits. Some organizations also offer performance bonuses and other perks. Here are the average payroll salaries in Montreal:

Entry level salary: $40.6k to $47.6k
Intermediate salary: $44.8k to $56.8k
Senior salary: $55.5k to $65k


top industries for payroll administrators in Montreal

Whether you prefer to work in a traditional office environment, work in education, or for an accounting firm, there are payroll jobs in Montreal. Consider these industries as part of your job search:

  1. Local administration
  2. Elementary and secondary schools
  3. Accounting, tax preparation and payroll
  4. Office administration
  5. Employment services

in demand skills in Montreal

The ability to work with numbers and sensitive information is a must. You also must be a strong communicator in French and English. Meeting deadlines and experience with payroll software is also a plus. Here are the top skills hiring companies in Montreal want in payroll job candidates:

  • Bilingual French
  • Microsoft Office
  • Ceridian
  • UltiPro
  • Payroll software

next steps for payroll administrators

Payroll professionals can choose to specialize in payroll. They can also work in other roles within human resources – benefits, management, employee relations and more. What you do with your career depends on your skills and interest. You will have the opportunity to work for organizations from startups to large corporations and everything else in between.

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