Data Entry Clerk in Houston, Texas Salary

Data Entry Clerks in Houston, Texas take home an average $12.98 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Houston Data Entry Clerks who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 81 percent. Although the greater part have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, roughly two-fifths claim no health benefits at all. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$21,600 - $32,115
$28K
MEDIAN: $28,000
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$9.76 - $17.44
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.98
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$28,000  
   
Bonus
$800  
Total Pay (?
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$20,291 - $36,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.76 - $17.44  
   
Overtime
$20.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$800  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,291 - $36,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $28K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $31K. For Data Entry Clerks in Houston, Texas, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $29K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $25K.

Key Stats for Data Entry Clerk

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Data Entry Clerk Salaries

Mid-Career
▲11%

▲5%

▼0%

National Average
$28,000

Late-Career
▼10%

Skills That Affect Data Entry Clerk Salaries

Filing
▲20%

▲4%

Microsoft Office
▲3%


Software Knowledge
▲3%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

Customer Service
▲2%

Microsoft Word
▲1%

Data Entry
▼0%

National Average
$28,000

Data Analysis
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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