Order Processor Salary

Average Order Processors in the United States make around $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. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Order Processors making up 74 percent. While just over a fifth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Job satisfaction for Order Processors is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,952 - $51,443
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,900
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$9.61 - $18.73
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$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
$27,952 - $51,443  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
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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$20,851 - $43,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.61 - $18.73  
   
Overtime
$13.25 - $30.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
   
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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$20,851 - $43,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 294
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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


Order Processors who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Data Entry, Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office. Most people who know Data Entry also know Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

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 $34K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $33K.

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Experience Affects Order Processor Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 9%


National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Order Processor Salaries


Customer Service
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$31,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 23%
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