Timesheet vs. Roster

Timesheet vs. Roster — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Timesheet and Roster


A document that allows for the recording of hours worked on various tasks that is used as input for payroll, project accounting or client billing processes.


A list of individuals or groups, usually for an organization of some kind such as military officers and enlisted personnel enrolled in a particular unit; a muster roll; a sports team, with the names of players who are eligible to be placed in the lineup for a particular game; or a list of students officially enrolled in a school or class.


A list of the jobs to be done by members of an organization and often with the date/time that they are expected to do them.

The secretary has produced a new cleaning roster for the Church over the remainder of the year.


To place the name of (a person) on a roster.

I have rostered you for cleaning duties on the first Monday of each month.


a list of names;

his name was struck off the rolls