Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk Salary

For Payroll or Timekeeping Clerks, hourly average wages total $15.22 per hour. For the most part, Payroll or Timekeeping Clerks enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more female Payroll or Timekeeping Clerks who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 82 percent. The larger part enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,488 - $50,251
$46K
MEDIAN: $46,333
50%

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$11.84 - $22.08
$12
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.22
10%
50%
90%

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$0$53K
Salary $46,333
Bonus $1,950
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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$25,122 - $53,935
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $11.84 - $22.08
Overtime $1.64 - $36.91
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $1,950
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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$25,122 - $53,935
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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United States (change)

Job Description for Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk

  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.

Common Career Paths for Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk


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It's not very common for Payroll or Timekeeping Clerks to move on to become Payroll Managers. Average pay for a Payroll Manager is $56K annually. Payroll or Timekeeping Clerks most often move into positions as Payroll Administrators or Payroll Specialists; those groups report median salaries that are $7K higher and $5K higher, respectively.

Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk Job Listings

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Key Stats for Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
7%
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United States (change)

Experience Affects Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk Salaries

Mid-Career
▲26%

National Average
$34,000

▼5%

Experienced
▼6%

Skills That Affect Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲13%

National Average
$34,000


Microsoft Word
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 20%
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