Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerk Salary

Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerks can expect to earn an average of $13.42 per hour. The vast majority (88 percent) of Entry-Level Payroll or Timekeeping Clerks who took the survey are female. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — around one in three lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and a little over a half receive dental plans. 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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$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: 20 Jun 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
$6.30 - $24.25  
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 - $1,184  
   
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: 20 Jun 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: 61% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 33%
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