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Scanner Operator Salary

Scanner Operators in the United States take home approximately $11.36 per hour on average. The pay spectrum stretches from $8.56 per hour to $16.44. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Scanner Operators (65 percent) who took the survey are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. While some workers in this profession — about two in five — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and approximately half have dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$20,134 - $43,836
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MEDIAN: $33,000
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$8.56 - $16.44
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$20,134 - $43,836  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $400.00  
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$18,054 - $39,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.56 - $16.44  
   
Overtime
$12.84 - $29.05  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $400.00  
   
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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$18,054 - $39,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 178
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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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Experience Affects Scanner Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 40%