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Entry-Level Data Entry Clerk Salary (United States)

Average Entry-Level Data Entry Clerks make around $11.12 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a little more than half and dental coverage is claimed by roughly two in five. Most Entry-Level Data Entry Clerks report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Data Entry Clerks making up 76 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Entry-Level Data Entry Clerk Salary (?
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$19,526 - $37,485
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MEDIAN: $28,325
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Entry-Level Data Entry Clerk Salary (?
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$8.69 - $14.96
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National Salary Data

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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$19,526 - $37,485  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
Profit Sharing
$152.05 - $3,945  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$18,368 - $32,544  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 248
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.69 - $14.96  
   
Overtime
$11.73 - $22.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
   
Profit Sharing
$152.05 - $3,945  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$18,368 - $32,544  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,749
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National Average
$24,000
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For Entry-Level Data Entry Clerks, New York provides a pay rate that is 14 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Data Entry Clerks will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+13 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), Dallas (+10 percent), and Philadelphia (+8 percent). Orlando is the lowest-paying area, 16 percent south of the national average. Workers in Fort Worth and San Antonio earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (6 percent less).
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Data Entry Clerk Salaries

Data Analysis
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Software Knowledge
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Typing
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$24,000

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 304 votes.

Gender

Female
76%
female alumni
 
Male
24%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 45%