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Lead Data Entry Operator Salary

An average Lead Data Entry Operator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $14.20 per hour. Female Lead Data Entry Operators make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Although the greater part have medical coverage and just over a half have dental coverage, just under one in three claim no health benefits at all.
$21,534 - $45,955
(Median)
$22K
$33K
$46K
MEDIAN: $33,329
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$10.22 - $17.81
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,534 - $45,955  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,007  
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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$21,680 - $39,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.22 - $17.81  
   
Overtime
$15.49 - $27.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,007  
   
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).
)
$21,680 - $39,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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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.

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Professional skills reported by Lead Data Entry Operators are few in number. Typing and Microsoft Excel are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 8 percent and 3 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Data Entry Operator

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


For many Lead Data Entry Operators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $30K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $31K. Lead Data Entry Operators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $32K. Lead Data Entry Operators who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $33K.

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Experience Affects Lead Data Entry Operator Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Lead Data Entry Operator Salaries

Typing
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 29%