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Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in Florida

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

7.9% Jobs Projection
$41,880 Median Salary
770 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in Florida is growing faster than average.

  • Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in Florida earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Work in Florida?

In Florida, there were 7,520 people working as Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in the year 2018.

There were 7,130 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 390 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in FL Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,870 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks working in it, which means Florida has more Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks than average.

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in FL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 7.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.0%.

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

Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 770 annual Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks job openings in Florida, and 7,500 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Make in Florida?

In 2018 wages for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks ranged from $27,800 to $59,630 with $41,880 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.37 to $28.67. The median hourly rate was $20.13.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $19.35 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.78.

The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Earnings: FL vs. National Average

Top Florida 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
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,460 $43,780
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1,370 $43,420
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 1,170 $38,740
Jacksonville, FL 390 $38,730
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 240 $40,130
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 210 $42,000
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 210 $43,560
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 190 $44,090
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 170 $44,120
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 130 $37,540
Port St. Lucie, FL 90 $42,160
Gainesville, FL 80 $42,820
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 80 $42,860
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 70 $39,540
Tallahassee, FL 70 $43,590
Punta Gorda, FL 50 $38,560
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 40 $32,280

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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