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Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in District of Columbia

Get the information you need to know about working as a Payroll and Timekeeping Clerk.

$62,190 Median Salary
50 Job Openings
  • Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in District of Columbia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Work in District of Columbia?

There were approximately 370 workers employed as Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in this state in 2018.

There were 440 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in DC Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,870 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks working in it, which means District of Columbia has fewer Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks than average.

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in DC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for District of Columbia

Jobs for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, which is better than what is projected nationwide which is a decrease of 1.0%.

Job Projections for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks: Nation vs. DC

District of Columbia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 50 annual job openings, and a total of 480 jobs for District of Columbia Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 16,100 annual jobs and 164,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Make in District of Columbia?

In 2018 wages for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks ranged from $39,590 to $87,470 with $62,190 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.03 to $42.05. The median hourly rate was $29.9.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $29.85 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.05.

The median salary in District of Columbia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Earnings: DC vs. National Average

Top District of Columbia Metros for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,120 $57,920

Top States for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Employment

View the list below to see where most Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 22,650 $50,900
Texas 13,300 $43,220
New York 8,940 $47,190
Florida 7,520 $41,880
Ohio 5,680 $43,780
Pennsylvania 5,230 $43,300
Illinois 4,240 $47,920
New Jersey 4,130 $47,670
North Carolina 4,060 $41,400
Georgia 3,850 $45,290
Michigan 3,690 $42,530
Massachusetts 3,530 $51,030
Virginia 3,390 $45,930
Indiana 3,210 $40,360
Washington 3,070 $50,570
Arizona 2,830 $41,490
Missouri 2,770 $38,350
Tennessee 2,650 $44,380
Minnesota 2,550 $49,660
Louisiana 2,460 $37,860

Below are the states where Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $62,190
Alaska $52,240
Connecticut $51,930
Maryland $51,680
Massachusetts $51,030
California $50,900
Washington $50,570
Minnesota $49,660
Colorado $48,940
New Hampshire $48,370

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