Lead Data Entry Operator Salary

Average Lead Data Entry Operators in the United States make around $14.90 per hour. Female Lead Data Entry Operators make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by more than half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,780 - $61,706
$28K
$36K
$62K
MEDIAN: $35,687
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50%
90%

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$10.65 - $19.45
$11
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.90
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,780 - $61,706  
   
Bonus
$1,150  
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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$22,560 - $49,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.65 - $19.45  
   
Overtime
$12.91 - $34.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,150  
   
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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$22,560 - $49,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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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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Lead Data Entry Operators who go on to become Data Entry Supervisors may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Data Entry Supervisor, an upper-level role, pays $35K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Data Entry Operator

Pay by Experience for a Lead Data Entry Operator has a neutral trend. An entry-level Lead Data Entry Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead Data Entry Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Lead Data Entry Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 30 salaries. A Lead Data Entry Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 14 salaries.

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Key Stats for Lead Data Entry Operator

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
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
▼3%

Skills That Affect Lead Data Entry Operator Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲7%

Typing
▲2%

Microsoft Excel
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$33,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 30%
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