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Order Processor Salary

Order Processors in the United States take home approximately $13.21 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. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Order Processors making up 72 percent. The majority of Order Processors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$25,953 - $52,021
(Median)
$26K
$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $38,884
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$9.46 - $18.75
(Median)
$9
$13
$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
$25,953 - $52,021  
   
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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$20,657 - $44,328  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.46 - $18.75  
   
Overtime
$13.09 - $29.94  
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$20K$40K$60K
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).
)
$20,657 - $44,328  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 250
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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 indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Data Entry, Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Data Entry and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Order Processor

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $29K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $33K. Order Processors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $35K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $33K.

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Experience Affects Order Processor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%


Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Order Processor Salaries

Data Entry
up arrow 6%

Customer Service
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$30,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 24%