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Wage information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. The OES is a semi-annual survey that provides wage and employment statistics for the nation, each state, and sub-state regions.
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Wages for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in UNITED STATES

Location Pay
Period
2017
10% 25% Median 75% 90%
United States Hourly $13.53 $16.90 $21.10 $25.65 $30.38
AreaName Yearly $28,130 $35,160 $43,890 $53,350 $63,180
District of Columbia Hourly $19.80 $25.19 $29.85 $36.16 $43.36
AreaName Yearly $41,190 $52,400 $62,080 $75,220 $90,180
Alaska Hourly $16.77 $20.23 $25.16 $29.42 $34.04
AreaName Yearly $34,880 $42,070 $52,340 $61,190 $70,800
Connecticut Hourly $16.88 $20.57 $24.48 $29.00 $32.29
AreaName Yearly $35,120 $42,790 $50,920 $60,310 $67,170
Maryland Hourly $15.35 $19.47 $24.00 $28.69 $32.70
AreaName Yearly $31,940 $40,500 $49,910 $59,670 $68,010
Washington Hourly $16.05 $20.09 $23.93 $28.10 $31.08
AreaName Yearly $33,390 $41,780 $49,770 $58,460 $64,640
California Hourly $14.99 $18.92 $23.68 $28.65 $34.56
AreaName Yearly $31,170 $39,350 $49,260 $59,600 $71,890
Massachusetts Hourly $16.36 $19.34 $23.56 $28.28 $31.96
AreaName Yearly $34,020 $40,230 $48,990 $58,830 $66,470
New Jersey Hourly $15.05 $18.61 $22.83 $27.42 $30.89
AreaName Yearly $31,300 $38,710 $47,490 $57,040 $64,250
Minnesota Hourly $16.77 $19.58 $22.79 $26.67 $30.13
AreaName Yearly $34,880 $40,720 $47,400 $55,470 $62,670
New York Hourly $13.57 $17.31 $22.27 $27.61 $32.11
AreaName Yearly $28,220 $36,010 $46,320 $57,420 $66,800
Rhode Island Hourly $9.90 $19.00 $22.14 $25.13 $29.78
AreaName Yearly $20,590 $39,530 $46,050 $52,270 $61,940
Oregon Hourly $13.31 $17.75 $21.87 $25.78 $29.73
AreaName Yearly $27,680 $36,920 $45,490 $53,630 $61,850
Virginia Hourly $14.97 $17.64 $21.69 $26.58 $31.50
AreaName Yearly $31,130 $36,690 $45,120 $55,290 $65,510
Illinois Hourly $13.34 $17.27 $21.53 $25.85 $30.75
AreaName Yearly $27,740 $35,930 $44,780 $53,770 $63,950
New Hampshire Hourly $14.39 $17.72 $21.51 $25.31 $29.91
AreaName Yearly $29,930 $36,850 $44,730 $52,650 $62,220
Colorado Hourly $13.81 $16.89 $21.47 $26.42 $30.58
AreaName Yearly $28,730 $35,130 $44,660 $54,950 $63,620
Hawaii Hourly $15.73 $18.01 $21.31 $25.50 $29.78
AreaName Yearly $32,720 $37,470 $44,320 $53,030 $61,940
Delaware Hourly $13.65 $17.28 $21.21 $24.42 $28.54
AreaName Yearly $28,390 $35,950 $44,110 $50,790 $59,370
Georgia Hourly $13.06 $16.79 $20.86 $25.86 $30.15
AreaName Yearly $27,160 $34,930 $43,390 $53,790 $62,720
Wisconsin Hourly $14.19 $17.02 $20.70 $24.24 $28.40
AreaName Yearly $29,520 $35,400 $43,060 $50,420 $59,070
Wyoming Hourly $13.50 $16.82 $20.69 $24.58 $29.03
AreaName Yearly $28,080 $34,980 $43,020 $51,120 $60,390
Utah Hourly $12.93 $16.40 $20.65 $25.92 $30.22
AreaName Yearly $26,900 $34,120 $42,960 $53,900 $62,860
Nevada Hourly $14.22 $16.89 $20.53 $24.21 $29.89
AreaName Yearly $29,580 $35,140 $42,710 $50,360 $62,170
Kansas Hourly $14.14 $16.80 $20.45 $24.01 $28.97
AreaName Yearly $29,410 $34,950 $42,530 $49,940 $60,250
North Dakota Hourly $9.14 $16.71 $20.45 $24.14 $28.23
AreaName Yearly $19,000 $34,770 $42,530 $50,210 $58,720
Texas Hourly $13.45 $16.59 $20.35 $24.72 $29.97
AreaName Yearly $27,970 $34,510 $42,320 $51,410 $62,340
Ohio Hourly $13.71 $16.73 $20.33 $23.81 $27.84
AreaName Yearly $28,510 $34,790 $42,280 $49,530 $57,900
Pennsylvania Hourly $13.43 $16.39 $20.15 $23.95 $28.53
AreaName Yearly $27,940 $34,100 $41,900 $49,810 $59,340
North Carolina Hourly $13.69 $16.68 $20.12 $24.41 $29.03
AreaName Yearly $28,480 $34,680 $41,850 $50,770 $60,390
Vermont Hourly $15.25 $17.05 $20.11 $24.16 $29.10
AreaName Yearly $31,730 $35,470 $41,830 $50,260 $60,530
Michigan Hourly $13.45 $16.48 $20.02 $24.12 $28.59
AreaName Yearly $27,980 $34,270 $41,650 $50,170 $59,470
Tennessee Hourly $12.76 $15.98 $20.02 $24.29 $29.02
AreaName Yearly $26,540 $33,240 $41,640 $50,530 $60,360
Iowa Hourly $14.70 $16.80 $19.89 $23.84 $28.09
AreaName Yearly $30,580 $34,950 $41,380 $49,590 $58,420
Florida Hourly $13.14 $16.15 $19.35 $23.33 $27.94
AreaName Yearly $27,340 $33,580 $40,240 $48,530 $58,120
Indiana Hourly $13.24 $16.17 $19.34 $22.84 $25.80
AreaName Yearly $27,550 $33,630 $40,220 $47,510 $53,670
Arizona Hourly $12.02 $15.30 $19.30 $24.06 $28.54
AreaName Yearly $25,000 $31,830 $40,150 $50,050 $59,370
Nebraska Hourly $11.66 $15.09 $19.08 $23.40 $28.57
AreaName Yearly $24,240 $31,380 $39,690 $48,670 $59,420
Kentucky Hourly $12.79 $15.88 $19.01 $22.89 $26.55
AreaName Yearly $26,610 $33,040 $39,550 $47,610 $55,210
Maine Hourly $11.52 $15.14 $19.00 $22.84 $26.06
AreaName Yearly $23,970 $31,490 $39,510 $47,510 $54,200
Idaho Hourly $12.46 $15.66 $18.67 $22.45 $25.12
AreaName Yearly $25,910 $32,570 $38,840 $46,700 $52,260
Montana Hourly $12.28 $15.78 $18.66 $22.70 $27.29
AreaName Yearly $25,550 $32,810 $38,820 $47,220 $56,760
Missouri Hourly $10.64 $14.13 $18.46 $23.37 $27.85
AreaName Yearly $22,130 $29,400 $38,400 $48,600 $57,930
South Carolina Hourly $13.23 $15.88 $18.42 $22.48 $27.57
AreaName Yearly $27,510 $33,040 $38,310 $46,750 $57,350
New Mexico Hourly $11.91 $15.42 $18.34 $22.23 $25.26
AreaName Yearly $24,780 $32,060 $38,150 $46,230 $52,530
Oklahoma Hourly $10.73 $14.39 $18.21 $22.78 $27.77
AreaName Yearly $22,320 $29,930 $37,880 $47,390 $57,770
Alabama Hourly $12.72 $14.71 $18.08 $22.86 $28.57
AreaName Yearly $26,460 $30,590 $37,610 $47,540 $59,420
Louisiana Hourly $12.41 $14.75 $18.01 $22.29 $27.16
AreaName Yearly $25,810 $30,670 $37,450 $46,370 $56,500
Mississippi Hourly $12.03 $14.43 $17.87 $22.08 $25.43
AreaName Yearly $25,020 $30,000 $37,180 $45,920 $52,890
Arkansas Hourly $11.94 $14.25 $17.32 $20.99 $24.63
AreaName Yearly $24,840 $29,650 $36,030 $43,670 $51,230
South Dakota Hourly $13.10 $15.36 $17.29 $19.29 $22.69
AreaName Yearly $27,250 $31,950 $35,960 $40,110 $47,190
West Virginia Hourly $9.33 $11.73 $15.95 $19.54 $23.54
AreaName Yearly $19,400 $24,400 $33,180 $40,650 $48,950
Guam Hourly $11.04 $13.31 $15.81 $18.53 $21.81
AreaName Yearly $22,960 $27,680 $32,890 $38,530 $45,360
Virgin Islands Hourly $10.22 $11.74 $14.99 $19.43 $23.94
AreaName Yearly $21,250 $24,410 $31,180 $40,410 $49,790
Puerto Rico Hourly $8.13 $9.06 $11.53 $14.92 $18.83
AreaName Yearly $16,920 $18,850 $23,980 $31,030 $39,160