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Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in Georgia

Want to work in Georgia as a Payroll and Timekeeping Clerk? Read this first!

3.5% Jobs Projection
$45,290 Median Salary
480 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in Georgia is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Work in Georgia?

In 2018, there were 3,850 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks working in the state.

There were 4,230 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 380 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in GA Employment Trend

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

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in GA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 3.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.0%.

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

Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 480 annual Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks job openings in Georgia, and 4,790 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 Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks ranged from $30,330 to $63,780 with $45,290 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.58 to $30.66. The median hourly rate was $21.77.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $20.86 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.91.

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

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Earnings: GA vs. National Average

Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,360 $49,240
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 340 $40,230
Chattanooga, TN-GA 210 $38,450
Savannah, GA 180 $43,140
Columbus, GA-AL 110 $36,850
Macon, GA 90 $40,120
Albany, GA 70 $40,350
Warner Robins, GA 50 $35,560
Athens-Clarke County, GA 50 $36,050
Dalton, GA 50 $45,200
Gainesville, GA 40 $38,860

Top States for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Employment

The table below shows the states 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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