Order Processor Salary

Order Processors in the United States can expect wages of $13.48 per hour on average. Incomes of Order Processors vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $3K cause paychecks to spread between $21K on the low end and $44K on the high end. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. For the most part, Order Processors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one-fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. Most Order Processors survey respondents are women (73 percent). This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,904 - $50,926
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,276
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$9.85 - $18.80
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$9
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,904 - $50,926  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,077  
Profit Sharing
$989 - $3,058  
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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$21,409 - $44,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $18.80  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.01  
Overtime
$13.36 - $29.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,077  
   
Profit Sharing
$989 - $3,058  
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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$21,409 - $44,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 339
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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


Survey takers who work as Order Processors typically report just a few 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office. For most people, competency in Customer Service indicates knowledge of 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $30K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $32K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $34K in this role. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $35K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,666

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Order Processors in Fort Lauderdale enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 37 percent above the national average. Order Processors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+9 percent). Houston is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 8 percent.

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What is it like working as an Order Processor?

Order Processor in Los Angeles:
"Satisfying."
Pros: Being busy, learning more, working with others, helping others with their work, achieving our work load and more. Being accountable for accuracy. Etc...
Cons: When others take advantage of others.. Not working as a team.

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Experience Affects Order Processor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%



National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Order Processor Salaries

Data Entry
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National Average
$31,000

Customer Service
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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