For Timekeepers, hourly average wages total $17.17 per hour. The vast majority (80 percent) of Timekeepers who took the survey are female. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and slightly less than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$23,489 - $56,728|
|Total Pay (||$23,999 - $57,246|
|Hourly Rate||$11.07 - $23.27|
|Overtime||$8.70 - $35.91|
|Total Pay (||$23,999 - $57,246|
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.Read More...
Strong communication and interpersonal skills are important in this position to report and verify information as well as explain timekeeping systems to employees. Written language skills are also beneficial so that instructions and submission are easily understood, and problem-solving skills are helpful for addressing irregularities in records. Timekeepers should also have experience and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
A bachelor's degree in business or a related technical field is generally required for this position, and many timekeepers are also required to have three to five years of experience as a manager or supervisor in manufacturing. Standard hours are common for this position and travel is not usually necessary.
- 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
Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Timekeepers who took the survey. Those who have experience with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word can expect to be compensated well for these skills. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are also skilled in Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Timekeeper
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $34K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $43K. On average, Timekeepers make $40K following one to two decades on the job. Timekeepers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.
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