Order Processor Salary

The average Order Processor in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $13.93 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most Order Processors survey respondents are women (74 percent). Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,668 - $47,752
$28K
$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $35,920
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$10.26 - $18.32
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MEDIAN: $13.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$27,668 - $47,752  
   
Bonus
$352.35 - $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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$22,593 - $42,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $18.32  
   
Overtime
$15.06 - $26.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$352.35 - $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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$22,593 - $42,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 269

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Order Processor


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Order Processors often transition into Office Manager positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Office Managers earn $39K per year.

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Popular Skills for Order Processor


Professional skills reported by Order Processors are few in number. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Shipping. It is often found that people who know Data Entry are also skilled in Customer Service and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Order Processor

Pay by Experience for an Order Processor has a positive trend. An entry-level Order Processor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 213 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Order Processor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Order Processor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 55 salaries. An Order Processor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,208

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, 35 percent above the national average. Order Processors will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+11 percent) and New York (+3 percent).

Order Processor Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Order Processor

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Order Processor Salaries

▲10%

▲7%

▲7%

National Average
$31,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Order Processor Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲1%


Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

▼1%

Shipping
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 29%
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