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Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk Salary (United States)

Earnings for Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerks come in at around $13.64 per hour on average. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerks — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (87 percent) of Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerks who took the survey are female. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk Salary (?
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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$22,250 - $55,676
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $34,385
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Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk Salary (?
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$9.76 - $17.65
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$22,250 - $55,676  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,034  
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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$20,624 - $40,853  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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
$9.76 - $17.65  
   
Overtime
$13.21 - $25.14  
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.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,034  
   
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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$20,624 - $40,853  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk Salaries

Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 28%