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Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in Maryland

Is Maryland a good place for you to work as a Payroll and Timekeeping Clerk?

6.9% Jobs Projection
$51,680 Median Salary
350 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Work in Maryland?

In Maryland, there were 2,340 people working as Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in the year 2018.

There were 2,770 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 430 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in MD Employment Trend

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

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in MD vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Maryland

Jobs for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 6.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.0%.

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

Maryland Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 350 annual job openings, and 3,410 total jobs in 2026 for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in this state.

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

What do Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Make in Maryland?

In 2018 wages for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks ranged from $33,470 to $69,360 with $51,680 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.09 to $33.35. The median hourly rate was $24.85.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $24 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.85.

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

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Earnings: MD vs. National Average

Top Maryland 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
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,730 $47,560
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,120 $57,920
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,370 $49,980
Salisbury, MD-DE 130 $39,770
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 90 $39,540
Cumberland, MD-WV 30 n/a

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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