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Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks (43-3051)

Compile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employees' time worked, production, and commission. May compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks. Excludes Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks (43-3031).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 486 520 7 24 32 59
United States 150400 145600 0.0 7000 9300 15800
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 23.21 14.88 18.14 22.61 27.88 32.50
Alaska 25.08 18.43 21.04 24.46 28.89 33.23
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 25.03 19.21 21.48 24.46 28.52 32.11
Balance of State 25.18 17.17 19.56 24.37 30.12 36.11

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.