Payroll And Timekeeping Clerks

Training Requirements for Payroll And Timekeeping Clerks

Payroll and timekeeping clerks need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Payroll and timekeeping clerks
Percent
Less than High School 2.0
High School 26.1
Some College 35.9
Associates Degree 14.0
Bachelors Degree 18.9
Masters Degree 2.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.4

Employment Outlook for Payroll And Timekeeping Clerks

This represents about 172,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 5,000 less payroll and timekeeping clerks but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 46,000 more.

Typical Income for Payroll And Timekeeping Clerks

Hourly Income

On average,payroll and timekeeping clerks make $20.95 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Payroll and timekeeping clerks $13.08 $16.39 $20.38 $24.75 $29.82
Office and administrative support occupations $9.95 $12.39 $16.37 $21.90 $28.46
Financial clerks $10.93 $13.57 $17.23 $21.92 $27.07
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, payroll and timekeeping clerks make $43,580 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Payroll and timekeeping clerks $27,200 $34,100 $42,390 $51,480 $62,030
Office and administrative support occupations $20,700 $25,760 $34,050 $45,550 $59,190
Financial clerks $22,740 $28,220 $35,840 $45,590 $56,310
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

Is This Your Career?

Can we ask you a couple questions about payroll and timekeeping clerks?

Tell us a little about this career