The average Data Entry Clerk in Houston, Texas earns approximately $12.85 per hour. Most Data Entry Clerks in Houston, Texas survey respondents are women (77 percent). While some workers in this profession — over a third — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$21,975 - $31,788
$26K
MEDIAN: $26,500
50%

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$9.44 - $17.33
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.85
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$26,500  
   
Bonus
$600  
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$19,974 - $35,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.44 - $17.33  
   
Overtime
$20.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$600  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,974 - $35,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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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.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $27K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $31K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $28K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $25K.

Key Stats for Data Entry Clerk

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
060
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Data Entry Clerk Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%


National Average
$27,000


Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Data Entry Clerk Salaries

Filing
up arrow 15%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 13%

Typing
up arrow 6%

Data Processing
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

National Average
$27,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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