The average wage for a Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk is $14.67 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk Total Pay (?
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$25,005 - $51,597
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MEDIAN: $34,519
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Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk Total Pay (?
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$10.38 - $18.12
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,005 - $51,597  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,551  
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,601 - $42,364  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 266
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.38 - $18.12  
   
Overtime
$15.15 - $27.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,551  
   
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$22,601 - $42,364  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 266
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Job Description for Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll.
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Experience Affects Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk Salaries

National Average
$32,000

Skills That Affect Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk Salaries

National Average
$32,000
Microsoft Excel
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Gender
Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 23%
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