Timekeeper Salary

Women account for the majority of Timekeepers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $15.54 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $12.36 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $23.53. Most Timekeepers report high levels of job satisfaction. Although the larger part have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, just under a third claim no health benefits at all. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$19,815 - $55,305
(Median)
$20K
$35K
$55K
MEDIAN: $34,931
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$12.36 - $23.53
(Median)
$12
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$19,815 - $55,305  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
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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$25,597 - $52,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.36 - $23.53  
   
Overtime
$18.54 - $35.53  
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 - $4,027  
   
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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$25,597 - $52,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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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 note just a narrow range of job skills. Those who have experience with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word can expect to be compensated well for these skills. The majority of those who know Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Timekeeper

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


Timekeepers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $31K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $34K on average. Timekeepers bring in $35K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $51K on average.

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Experience Affects Timekeeper Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 55%



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
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 29%
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