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about payroll jobs in Toronto

Looking for payroll jobs in Toronto? Payroll professionals are needed by companies of all sizes. It’s an important position within the human resources department. It requires candidates to have a combination of number-based and communication skills. Strong attention to detail, to ensure people are paid accurately and on time, is a must.

There are 7,829 jobs in Toronto currently. This is down slightly (0.4%) since last year. Overall, jobs are down by just over 30% since 2007. Those looking for payroll jobs in Toronto should expand their search to include smaller organizations as well as accounting and HR consulting companies.

payroll salaries in Toronto

All companies need payroll administrators. Payroll professionals are compensated well. In Toronto, you can make anywhere from $43,000 to $69,000 or more. Performance bonuses and employee benefits are also commonly included. Here are the average salaries for payroll workers in Toronto:

Entry level salary: $43k to $50.5k
Intermediate salary: $47.5k to $60.4k
Senior salary: $59k to $69k


top industries for payroll administrators in Toronto

When you think about payroll, you often think of working for a large corporation or for an accounting firm. You can also find work in many other industries in Toronto, including small businesses and HR consulting firms. Here are the top industries to consider if you work in the Greater Toronto Area:

  1. Employment services
  2. Local administration
  3. Accounting, tax preparation and payroll
  4. Office administration
  5. Management of companies

in demand skills in Toronto

The ability to work with numbers is a must for payroll professionals. You need to be accurate, have strong attention to detail, and be able to work with sensitive data. You’ll need to be an effective communicator, make time management a priority, and have these top skills hiring companies are looking for:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Bilingual French
  • Ceridian
  • General ledger software
  • Payroll software

next steps for payroll administrators

Payroll is just one of many roles within human resources. As a result, payroll professionals have a large number of career opportunities outside of payroll-related roles. Many go on to work as benefits administrators, HR managers, or specialize in a particular type of payroll management.

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