Lead Data Entry Operator Salary
An average Lead Data Entry Operator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $15.02 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Lead Data Entry Operators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Lead Data Entry Operators making up 76 percent. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly a fourth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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|Salary||$20,426 - $61,212|
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|$22,375 - $45,766|
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|Hourly Rate||$10.65 - $18.82|
|Overtime||$13.00 - $30.52|
|Total Pay (||$22,375 - $45,766|
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.Read More...
Some data entry operators will take information directly from customers, and therefore phone and customer service skills are important. The ability to enter data quickly and accurately is necessary as well. These tasks must be completed within certain time constraints, and therefore excellent time-management skills are important. The lead data entry operator should be proficient with basic computer software such as the Microsoft Office suite. Data entry experience is generally required for lead data entry operator positions, and some positions may require a postsecondary degree. Additionally, a data entry test may be required during the interview process to ensure speed and accuracy.
Lead Data Entry Operator Tasks
- Create and update databases.
- Maintain a daily count of all claims processed.
- 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.
Pay by Experience Level for Lead Data Entry Operator
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 $32K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $34K. Lead Data Entry Operators see a median salary of $34K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $32K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.
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