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Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in Massachusetts

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

-2% Jobs Projection
$51,030 Median Salary
370 Job Openings

While jobs for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in Massachusetts are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in Massachusetts is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Work in Massachusetts?

In Massachusetts, there were 3,530 people working as Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in the year 2018.

There were 3,850 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 320 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in MA Employment Trend

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

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in MA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in this state are declining at a rate of 1.5% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.0%.

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

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 370 annual Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks job openings in Massachusetts, and 3,820 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 Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks ranged from $35,180 to $71,250 with $51,030 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.92 to $34.25. The median hourly rate was $24.54.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $23.56 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.98.

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

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Earnings: MA vs. National Average

Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,820 $52,110
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 620 $47,460
Springfield, MA-CT 320 $47,230
Worcester, MA-CT 270 $44,570
Barnstable Town, MA 110 $57,110
New Bedford, MA 70 $45,970
Leominster-Gardner, MA 50 $44,420

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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