Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
|Overview:||Compile and post employee time and payroll data. May compute employees' time worked, production, and commission. May compute and post wages and deductions. May prepare paychecks.|
A.A.S. Office Administration and Technology: Administrative Secretary
A.A.S. Office Administration and Technology: Office Technology: Word/Information Processing
|Job Outlook:||Employment of payroll and timekeeping clerks is expected to slowly decline through 2018. Increased automation of the payroll and timekeeping process, and the use of computer software that allows employees to update and record their own payroll and timekeeping information, will decrease the need.|
|Education Level:||The typical training required for this career is generally a High School Degree or GED Certificate.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information .
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreementswith other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.