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Data Processor Salary (United States)

Data Processors in the United States ordinarily take home approximately $13.43 per hour. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and around one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair portion and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. Female Data Processors make up most of the field at 71 percent. Job satisfaction for Data Processors is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Data Processor Salary (?
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$24,390 - $49,639
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Data Processor Salary (?
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$9.88 - $18.23
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,390 - $49,639  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
Profit Sharing
$16.50 - $1,300  
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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$21,085 - $42,358  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 126
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.88 - $18.23  
   
Overtime
$13.21 - $25.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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$0.00 - $2,061  
   
Profit Sharing
$16.50 - $1,300  
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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$21,085 - $42,358  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 418
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Job Description for Data Processor

Data processors are responsible for processing data and running computer processes on behalf of their organization. They must possess strong analytical skills to find required information by making logical deductions from the presented data. Data processors are in charge of working with software professionals documenting scripts and computer processes, as well as writing accurate, detailed reports based on the processed data. Their main responsibilities also include reconciling data from processors, developing applications for further monitoring, and relaying information to upper management as necessary. Data processors also document data errors and help train new users, as well as troubleshoot problems using a personal computer and maintain and update databases as required.
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Data Processor Tasks
  • Liaise with internal and/or external individuals to provide the necessary information in the proper format.
  • Answer requests and provide detailed information and analyses.
  • Sort and process incoming documents or data by forwarding, coding, transforming into standard format, etc.
  • Verify and validate reports, data, or documents.

Common Career Paths for Data Processor

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Data Processors may experience if they take an upper-level role like Database Administrator. The position tends to pay $67K annually. Data Processors most often move into positions as Data Analysts or Registered Nurses; those groups report median salaries that are $19K higher and $25K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Data Processor

Data Processors generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Data Processing, Customer Service, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing. Those familiar with Data Entry also tend to know Microsoft Excel and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Processor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Data Processors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $31K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $29K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $33K in this role. Data Processors who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $37K. Between one and nine years is the typical spectrum of experience for those in this line of work — of those who took the survey, most land within it. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up roughly a sixth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise fewer than one in ten, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than one-tenth.

Pay Difference By Location

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Dallas offers some of the highest pay in the country for Data Processors, 25 percent above the national average. Data Processors will also find cushy salaries in Milwaukee (+14 percent) and Houston (+4 percent). The lowest-paying market is Chicago, which sits 7 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Data Processor Salaries

Late-Career
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$30,000

Skills That Affect Data Processor Salaries

Microsoft Office
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Data Processing
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Customer Service
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Microsoft Excel
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$30,000
Data Entry
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Typing
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 21%