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Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk Salary

Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerks pull down an average of $13.26 per hour. About a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Women make up the vast majority of Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerks (89 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$21,141 - $56,314
(Median)
$21K
$35K
$56K
MEDIAN: $34,941
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90%

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$9.46 - $17.65
(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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$20,220 - $41,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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
$9.46 - $17.65  
   
Overtime
$6.41 - $24.08  
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).
)
$20,220 - $41,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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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
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 32%