Order Processor Salary

Order Processors in the United States pull down an average of $13.62 per hour. Overall cash earnings of Order Processors stretch from $21K near the bottom to $44K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $3K each from bonuses and profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. While slightly more than a fifth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Order Processors making up 74 percent. Most Order Processors like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$27,848 - $51,504
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $39,083
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$9.60 - $18.78
(Median)
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,848 - $51,504  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,990  
Profit Sharing
$966 - $2,980  
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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$20,822 - $44,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.60 - $18.78  
   
Overtime
$13.23 - $30.11  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,990  
   
Profit Sharing
$966 - $2,980  
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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$20,822 - $44,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 290
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Job Description for Order Processor

An order processor is responsible for taking a customer's order and inputting its details into their company's system or registry to prepare that order for dispatch. They may also be required to keep inventory of the stock on hand, as well as inspect the arrival of stock for defects (to know whether the order should be accepted or rejected). In some cases, inventory and ordering are manually inputted onto paper and orders are made over the telephone; in other cases, the entire process is steamlined online, meaning a familiarity in computer usage is required.

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Order Processor Tasks

  • Ensure terms and delivery information are correct.
  • Assist the operations team to meet delivery deadlines.
  • Receive, analyze and process customer orders.
  • Responds to internal questions and issues related to order.

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Popular Skills for Order Processor


Professional skills reported by Order Processors are few in number. Most notably, skills in Data Entry, Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office. Those familiar with Data Entry tend to be well versed in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel. Most people who know Customer Service also know Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Order Processor

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $30K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $32K. Order Processors see a median salary of $33K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Order Processors who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Order Processor Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 9%


National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Order Processor Salaries

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$31,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 23%
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