Timekeeper Salary

Timekeepers in the United States take home an average $17.24 per hour. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Timekeepers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Timekeepers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 82 percent. While just under one in three report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well.

$24,049 - $57,532
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$42K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,745
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$11.19 - $23.00
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$0$59K
Salary $24,049 - $57,532
Bonus $1,110
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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$24,621 - $59,016
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $11.19 - $23.00
Hourly Tips $0.11
Overtime $2.06 - $41.04
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $1,110
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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$24,621 - $59,016
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 54

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Job Description for Timekeeper

Timekeepers are responsible for maintaining, updating, and monitoring employee work schedules, as well as approving and overseeing payroll. They are required to create a system of weekly monitoring for employee work-time, usually through a system of time sheets, punch cards, or I.D. verification, and then compile and submit this data for weekly or biweekly payroll. These time records must also account for paid sick days, vacation, and overtime, and timekeepers are also tasked with noticing and correcting any timekeeping errors committed by other employees in the company, such as clock-in errors or misrepresentations of hours worked.

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Timekeeper Tasks

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

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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 Word, and Microsoft Excel can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people experienced in Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Timekeeper

Pay by Experience for a Timekeeper has a positive trend. An entry-level Timekeeper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Timekeeper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Timekeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 14 salaries. A Timekeeper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 6 salaries.

Timekeeper Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Timekeeper?

Timekeeper in Minneapolis:
"Timekeeping."
Pros: The flexibility is amazing. Being able to work from home is great and allows me to move my schedule around to best fit both my professional and personal life. The people I work with make all the difference when having to go in and spend hours looking at time cards.
Cons: The worst part is dealing with the employees that think they know better and have ideas on how things should be run, even though they have a very limited perspective on the whole scheme of the job.

Timekeeper in Bayonne:
"Time Keeper."
Pros: Just Starting with these new responsibilities within my current job.
Cons: Everything.

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Key Stats for Timekeeper

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Timekeeper Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

▲9%

▲2%

National Average
$39,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Timekeeper Salaries


National Average
$39,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 31%
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