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.

$20,426 - $61,212
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$35K
$61K
MEDIAN: $35,200
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$10.65 - $18.82
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MEDIAN: $15.02
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$20,426 - $61,212  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$22,375 - $45,766  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.65 - $18.82  
   
Overtime
$13.00 - $30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$22,375 - $45,766  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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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

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Lead Data Entry Operator


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Many Lead Data Entry Operators move into a Data Entry Supervisor role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Data Entry Supervisors on average bring in a similar salary to Lead Data Entry Operators.

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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.


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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Key Stats for Lead Data Entry Operator

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Lead Data Entry Operator Salaries

Experienced
▲4%

▲4%

National Average
$33,000

Late-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Lead Data Entry Operator Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲6%

Typing
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$33,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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