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Updated: 26 Jul 2014
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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$1,555 - $587,228  
$17.10 - $610  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$1,560 - $592,122  
Country: Pakistan | Currency: USD | Updated: 26 Jul 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Data Entry Operator

Data Entry Operators transcribe data from various sources and documents and enter data into an online computer system via a PC. Operators will utilize the data to create and update databases. Roles will include operating a data entry device to input and maintain lists and records and maintaining a daily count of all claims processes. Data Entry Operators should be detail-oriented and be able to enter data quickly with minimal errors. Editing skills are required. Operators will need to be able to check over work quickly and correct any errors found in their work. Data Entry Operators should able to input between 8,000 and 10,000 keystrokes per hour. Familiarity with computers and computer systems is a plus, particularly spreadsheet and data entry software.

A high school education or its equivalent is required. Data Entry Operators should be prepared to work at least a 40-hour week and possibly more. Employees must be able to work flexible hours and overtime if needed. Some tasks may be completed from a home work station, but many will have to be completed on site. The ability to work on multiple tasks at once is required, as well as the ability to respond to and work with more than one supervisor at a time. Data Entry Operators should be comfortable working on multiple teams. The company will typically provide comfortable indoor workspace and computer equipment. Some on-site training is also available.

Operators must be responsible and trustworthy, as the job requires the handling and analysis of sensitive and private data. Employees will undergo a criminal background screening as well as a drug screening.
Data Entry Operator Tasks
  • Receive all documents and enter the data into the on-line system on the PC.
  • Operate a data entry device to input and maintain lists and records.
  • Create and update databases.
  • Maintain a daily count of all claims processed.
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medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: n/a employee benefits None: 44%

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