Order Processor Salary

Average Order Processors in the United States make around $13.31 per hour. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $3K, total cash payment to Order Processors can bottom out at $21K or peak near $44K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Job satisfaction for Order Processors is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. Female Order Processors make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,038 - $52,184
(Median)
$27K
$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $38,900
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$9.34 - $18.62
(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
$27,038 - $52,184  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,985  
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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$20,692 - $44,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.34 - $18.62  
   
Overtime
$13.12 - $30.15  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,985  
   
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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$20,692 - $44,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 270

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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 typically list a handful of skills 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. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office.

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 $29K, 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. For some reason, Order Processors with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $33K.

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Experience Affects Order Processor Salaries


Late-Career
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National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Order Processor Salaries

Data Entry
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National Average
$30,000

Customer Service
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 23%