Lead Data Entry Operator Salary

Lead Data Entry Operators in the United States can expect wages of $14.40 per hour on average. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one-fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Lead Data Entry Operators making up 78 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,742 - $45,324
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MEDIAN: $33,129
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$10.31 - $18.24
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,742 - $45,324  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,513  
Total Pay (?
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$21,467 - $40,139  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.31 - $18.24  
   
Overtime
$14.15 - $27.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,513  
   
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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$21,467 - $40,139  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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Job Description for Lead Data Entry Operator

A lead data entry operator works in a larger company where there are multiple data entry positions. They work as a leader for the data entry team, reviewing and approving operators' work. The lead data entry operator transfers information from documents to some sort of spreadsheet or database, as well as proofreads data that has been entered to make sure that it is accurate. Also, this professional coordinates visual data verification among data entry operators to further ensure accuracy. Reports on areas for potential improvement must be created by the lead data entry operator as well. When there are correction requests from other departments, the lead data entry operator must carry out the work or delegate the tasks accordingly. This position typically takes place in an office setting during regular business hours; part-time and full-time positions may be available.

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Lead Data Entry Operator Tasks

  • Receive all documents and enter the data into the on-line system on the PC.
  • Operate a data entry device to input and maintain lists and records.
  • Create and update databases.
  • Maintain a daily count of all claims processed.

Common Career Paths for Lead Data Entry Operator


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Many Lead Data Entry Operators advance their careers by becoming Data Entry Supervisors, who report a slightly higher median income of $35K.

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Lead Data Entry Operators usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Typing, Microsoft Excel, and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 12 percent.

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Data Entry Operator

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $30K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $32K. For Lead Data Entry Operators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $32K. Lead Data Entry Operators who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $31K.

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Experience Affects Lead Data Entry Operator Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Lead Data Entry Operator Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%

Typing
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Data Entry
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National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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