Average Order Processors in the United States make around $13.76 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly less than a third lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Female Order Processors make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Job satisfaction for Order Processors is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$28,803 - $49,750
(Median)
$29K
$37K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,373
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$10.14 - $17.93
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,803 - $49,750  
   
Bonus
$402.68 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$22,340 - $42,031  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $17.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.01  
Overtime
$14.79 - $26.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$402.68 - $4,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$22,340 - $42,031  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 268
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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 seem to negatively impact pay include Shipping. Those educated in Data Entry tend to be well versed in Customer Service and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Order Processor

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


For many Order Processors, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $30K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $31K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $33K in this role. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

Order Processor Reviews

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 8%



National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Order Processor Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Shipping
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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