Data Entry Supervisor Salary
Data Entry Supervisors in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $40K annually. Data Entry Supervisors who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 84 percent. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over a fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. For the most part, Data Entry Supervisors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Job Description for Data Entry Supervisor
Data entry supervisors are responsible for leading and supervising data entry clerks/operators who enter information from source documents into the company's computer systems. Computer skills and knowledge of various automated systems, such as NFT and CIS formatted input screens, are necessary for this position.Read More...
A college degree in business, information technology (IT), or a related field may be required by some employers, while others require only a high school diploma and/or relevant prior experience. Prior supervisory or leadership experience is also required for most data entry supervisors. These supervisors must provide feedback to their employees and conduct performance evaluation reviews in a timely manner, and they must also maintain all production goals and quality-level standards established by the company. They must ensure that all employees working underneath them follow the company's performance and safety guidelines, and together with the human resources (HR) department they may be involved in firing, hiring, and interviewing data entry clerks or operators.
Leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills are important in this position to train and oversee data entry clerks/operators, and flexibility is also beneficial to work on rotating shifts. Some may also be required to attend ongoing education and other relevant training classes.
Data Entry Supervisor Tasks
- Plan and direct work flow and scheduling, and ensure service goals are met.
- Collect, analyze, and report on data and staff metrics.
- Respond to escalated problems with strategies and solutions.
- Oversee staff, including attendance, performance evaluations, and coaching in needed skills.
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Popular Skills for Data Entry Supervisor
Data Entry Supervisors who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average. Those educated in Microsoft Excel tend to be well versed in Microsoft Access and Data Entry.
Pay by Experience Level for Data Entry Supervisor
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $39K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $36K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Data Entry Supervisors make a median salary of $46K. For some reason, Data Entry Supervisors with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $43K.