For Lead Data Entry Operators, hourly average wages total $14.91 per hour. For the most part, Lead Data Entry Operators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Lead Data Entry Operators survey respondents are women (75 percent). While some workers in this profession — about a fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$20,608 - $59,739
(Median)
$21K
$35K
$60K
MEDIAN: $35,127
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$10.83 - $18.50
(Median)
$11
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,608 - $59,739  
   
Bonus
$600 - $3,611  
Profit Sharing
$1,350  
Total Pay (?
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$22,802 - $43,308  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.83 - $18.50  
   
Overtime
$13.18 - $29.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$600 - $3,611  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,350  
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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$22,802 - $43,308  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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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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Lead Data Entry Operators who transition into an upper level Data Entry Supervisor position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Data Entry Supervisor makes $35K a year.

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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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $31K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $34K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $33K in this role. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $32K.

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Experience Affects Lead Data Entry Operator Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$32,000

Late-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Lead Data Entry Operator Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Typing
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$32,000

Data Entry
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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