Order Processor Salary

Order Processors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $13.60 per hour. 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 $45K on the high end. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. For the most part, Order Processors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Order Processors making up 74 percent. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and about one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$28,146 - $51,324

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$9.63 - $19.10

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,146 - $51,324  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,985  
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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$20,849 - $44,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.63 - $19.10  
   
Overtime
$13.24 - $30.06  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,985  
   
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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$20,849 - $44,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 297
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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 only report a few specific 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. Most people skilled in Customer Service are similarly competent in 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.


For Order Processors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $29K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $32K. Order Processors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $34K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $35K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location


For Order Processors, busy Fort Lauderdale offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 37 percent above the national average. Order Processors will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+3 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Houston, 6 percent below the national average.

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
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National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Order Processor Salaries

Data Entry
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Customer Service
0%

National Average
$31,000

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 24%
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