An average Data Entry Clerk in Houston, Texas can expect to take home roughly $12.66 per hour. Some workers in this field — approximately one-third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. Job satisfaction for Houston Data Entry Clerks is high. Female Data Entry Clerks in Houston far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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MEDIAN: $25,053
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$9.67 - $16.61
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Salary
$25,054  
   
Bonus
$725  
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$20,657 - $35,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.67 - $16.61  
   
Overtime
$19.50  
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$725  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,657 - $35,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,264,262
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Data Entry Clerk

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $27K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $28K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $27K in this role. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Houston Data Entry Clerks report making only $25K on average.

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Experience Affects Data Entry Clerk Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%


National Average
$27,000


Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Data Entry Clerk Salaries

Filing
up arrow 5%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Data Processing
up arrow 4%

Typing
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$27,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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