Timekeeper Salary

Timekeepers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $17.07 per hour. Women account for the majority of Timekeepers who took the survey — 85 percent to be exact. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in three lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$23,888 - $57,158
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$57K
MEDIAN: $40,363
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$10.96 - $26.07
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$0$61K
Salary $23,888 - $57,158
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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$23,714 - $61,302
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $10.96 - $26.07
Hourly Tips $0.11
Overtime $12.16 - $43.93
Annual Data $0$61K
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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$23,714 - $61,302
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

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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 who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Those who have experience with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel 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

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
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Timekeeper Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

▲11%

▲5%

National Average
$38,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Timekeeper Salaries




National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 30%
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