Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

Prospects: Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

Compile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employees' time worked, production, and commission. May compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks. Excludes “Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks” (43-3031).

Number of positions

2012: 4,520    2014: 4,710

Annual job postings

New: 90    Replacement: 90
(Total: 180)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Moderate-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.