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Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in New York

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3.0% Jobs Projection
$47,190 Median Salary
1,050 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Work in New York?

8,940 people worked as Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in 2018 in this state.

There were 9,680 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 740 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in NY Employment Trend

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

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in NY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 3.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.0%.

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

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,050 annual job openings, and a total of 10,540 jobs for New York 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 New York?

In 2018 wages for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks ranged from $29,380 to $67,720 with $47,190 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.13 to $32.56. The median hourly rate was $22.69.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $22.27 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.42.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 8,330 $49,700
Rochester, NY 860 $42,130
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 720 $45,530
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 420 $47,200
Syracuse, NY 400 $39,120
Utica-Rome, NY 120 $38,140
Binghamton, NY 100 $35,800
Elmira, NY 70 $41,420
Kingston, NY 60 $49,890
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 50 $45,130
Glens Falls, NY 50 $41,590

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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