Lead Data Entry Operator Salary

An average Lead Data Entry Operator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $14.19 per hour. Although a majority have medical coverage and a little over a half have dental coverage, roughly a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Most Lead Data Entry Operators survey respondents are women (79 percent). Most Lead Data Entry Operators like their work and job satisfaction is high.

$19,846 - $45,113
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$33K
$45K
MEDIAN: $32,652
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$10.39 - $17.94
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,846 - $45,113  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,411  
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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$21,576 - $39,858  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.39 - $17.94  
   
Overtime
$14.91 - $27.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,411  
   
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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$21,576 - $39,858  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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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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Many Lead Data Entry Operators move into Data Entry Supervisor roles, in which average pay is a slightly higher $35K per year.

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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 12 percent.

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Data Entry Operator

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The average inexperienced worker earns $30K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $31K. On average, Lead Data Entry Operators make $31K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $33K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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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 12%

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 35 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 27%
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