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Timekeeper Salary

Women account for the majority of Timekeepers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $15.67 per hour. Compensation ranges from $12.48 per hour on the lower end to $23.29 on the higher end. 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. Work is enjoyable for Timekeepers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$19,815 - $55,305
(Median)
$20K
$35K
$55K
MEDIAN: $34,931
10%
50%
90%

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$12.48 - $23.29
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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50%
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
$19,815 - $55,305  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
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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$25,931 - $52,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.48 - $23.29  
   
Overtime
$18.59 - $33.45  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
   
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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$25,931 - $52,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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Job Description for Timekeeper

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

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Popular Skills for Timekeeper


Timekeepers who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Those who have experience with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those educated in Microsoft Excel tend to be well versed in Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Timekeeper

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Timekeepers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $31K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $34K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Timekeepers make a median salary of $35K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $51K.

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Experience Affects Timekeeper Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%



National Average
$33,000


Skills That Affect Timekeeper Salaries

Microsoft Excel
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$33,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 29%
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