Scanner Operator Salary (United States)

A Scanner Operator earns an average wage of $11.26 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Scanner Operator Total Pay (?
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$20,273 - $43,750
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MEDIAN: $32,426
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Scanner Operator Total Pay (?
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$8.66 - $16.18
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$20,273 - $43,750  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $897  
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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$18,289 - $38,273  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.66 - $16.18  
   
Overtime
$12.83 - $28.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $897  
   
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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$18,289 - $38,273  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 200
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Job Description for Scanner Operator
Scanner operators are responsible for operating and maintaining scanner equipment for their organization. They are in charge of setting up scanners and making sure all hardware works correctly before use. In addition, they interact with other operators and team members, troubleshoot scanner equipment, read scanner codes, and interact with the scanner to verify software versions and update scanner applications.
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Scanner Operator Tasks
  • Monitor and maintain equipment, correcting problems and calibrating when required.
  • Quality check all scanned documents, correcting malfunctions and processing to ensure a legible, usable digital file is created.
  • Organize documents and files, preparing and scanning all files not in the computer system.
  • Collect, answer, and distribute mail to correct departments.

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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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National Average
$24,000
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Experience Affects Scanner Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$24,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%
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Gender
Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 38%
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