Lead Data Entry Operator Salary

Lead Data Entry Operators in the United States take home an average $14.17 per hour. Most Lead Data Entry Operators survey respondents are women (78 percent). While some workers in this profession — about a fourth — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Lead Data Entry Operators. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$19,900 - $43,631

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$10.35 - $17.98

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,900 - $43,631  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,488  
Total Pay (?
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$21,517 - $39,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.35 - $17.98  
   
Overtime
$14.82 - $27.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,488  
   
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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$21,517 - $39,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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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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A lot of Lead Data Entry Operators move on to become Data Entry Supervisors, that group gets paid a slightly higher $35K on average.

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Professional skills reported by Lead Data Entry Operators are few in number. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Typing, Microsoft Excel, and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 13 percent.

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Data Entry Operator

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


For Lead Data Entry Operators, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $30K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $31K. For Lead Data Entry Operators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $31K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $33K.

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Experience Affects Lead Data Entry Operator Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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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 13%

Typing
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

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
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 27%
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