Information About Payroll And Timekeeping Clerks

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Training

Payroll and timekeeping clerks need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Payroll and timekeeping clerks
Training for Payroll And Timekeeping Clerks
Percent
Less than High School 2.3
High School 33.0
Some College 36.6
Associates Degree 12.7
Bachelors Degree 13.4
Masters Degree 1.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment

Represents about 208,000 people in the United States- 1.2% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 10,000 less payroll and timekeeping clerks but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 49,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, payroll and timekeeping clerks make $18.31 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Payroll and timekeeping clerks $11.50 $14.40 $17.80 $21.80 $26.20
Office and administrative support occupations $9.13 $11.40 $15.00 $20.00 $25.90
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, payroll and timekeeping clerks make $38,080 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Payroll and timekeeping clerks $24,050 $30,100 $37,160 $45,470 $54,580
Office and administrative support occupations $18,980 $23,760 $31,250 $41,590 $53,880
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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