Lead Data Entry Operator Salary

Lead Data Entry Operators in the United States can expect wages of $14.40 per hour on average. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, nearly one in four claim no health benefits at all. Female Lead Data Entry Operators make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Lead Data Entry Operators.

$19,742 - $45,324
(Median)
$20K
$33K
$45K
MEDIAN: $33,129
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$10.31 - $18.24
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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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 (?
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: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
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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For Lead Data Entry Operators, advancing into a Data Entry Supervisor role, for which the median salary is $35K, is not common but it does happen.

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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Data Entry Operator

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $30K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $32K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Lead Data Entry Operators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $32K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $31K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Lead Data Entry Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 3%


Late-Career
0%

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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