Learn How To Become A Payroll Clerk

Payroll administration professionals are needed in just about every business setting, small and large. They work in retail businesses, corporations, non-profit organizations and educational institutions. Increasing demand for accuracy and efficiency in the compensation process means increased demand for payroll administration skills and services. The U.S. Department of Labor projects that over 45,000 new payroll clerks will be required for growth and replacement through 2024. Employers appreciate payroll professionals who can manage all of the compensation, tax and benefits calculations to make sure employees get paid on time every time.

In particular demand are payroll professionals who can administer time tracking and compensation plans and who understand employee benefits and accurate deduction procedures. The skills you learn in our course will help you prepare for jobs in payroll and accounting departments such as compensation specialist, benefits administrator, payroll outsourcing specialist, or payroll service administrator.

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  • The U.S. Dept. of Labor estimates that over 45,000 payroll clerks will be needed for growth and replacement through 2024.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

Learn how to become a payroll clerk in our online program. Call 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online today.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks (January 18, 2016).