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Timekeeper Salary

Timekeepers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $15.60 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $12.50 per hour, and the top verges on $22.60. Most Timekeepers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Close to one-third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well.
$24,620 - $55,725
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MEDIAN: $35,319
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,620 - $55,725  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,452  
Total Pay (?
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$26,332 - $52,152  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.50 - $22.60  
   
Overtime
$18.30 - $30.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,452  
   
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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$26,332 - $52,152  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 81
United States (change)

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 usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word. 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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $32K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $34K. Timekeepers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $35K. Timekeepers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $53K.

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Experience Affects Timekeeper Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Timekeeper Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 32%