Average Lead Data Entry Operators in the United States make around $14.78 per hour. Most Lead Data Entry Operators report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Lead Data Entry Operators make up most of the survey respondents at 79 percent. Health benefits are not claimed by all — close to one-fourth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,000 - $61,343
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$35K
$61K
MEDIAN: $35,156
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$10.75 - $18.61
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MEDIAN: $14.78
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$20,000 - $61,343  
   
Bonus
$507 - $3,515  
Total Pay (?
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$22,498 - $44,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.75 - $18.61  
   
Overtime
$13.28 - $30.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$507 - $3,515  
   
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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$22,498 - $44,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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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

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $31K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $33K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $34K in this role. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $32K.

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Key Stats for Lead Data Entry Operator

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Lead Data Entry Operator Salaries

Experienced
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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
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Typing
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$32,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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