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Timekeeper Salary

Timekeepers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $15.62 per hour. Earnings sit near $12.48 per hour on the lower side but can approach $23.29 on the higher side. Although the greater part have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, slightly less than a third claim no health benefits at all. Work is enjoyable for Timekeepers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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

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$12.48 - $23.29
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$19,815 - $55,305  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
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: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.48 - $23.29  
   
Overtime
$18.54 - $33.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
   
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: 31 Mar 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 report a narrow range of specific skills. Those who have experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, 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. For most people, competency in Microsoft Excel indicates knowledge of Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Timekeeper

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Timekeepers. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $31K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $34K. Timekeepers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median 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

National Average
$33,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 28%