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Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk Salary

The average Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk can expect to rake in roughly $13.26 per hour. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. There are far more female Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerks who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 88 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$21,141 - $56,314
(Median)
$21K
$35K
$56K
MEDIAN: $34,941
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$9.66 - $17.78
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$21,141 - $56,314  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,184  
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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$20,544 - $42,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.66 - $17.78  
   
Overtime
$6.36 - $24.16  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,184  
   
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).
)
$20,544 - $42,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk Salaries

Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$29,000

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 31%
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