The average hourly pay for a Data Entry Clerk in Chicago, Illinois is $13.61.
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Job Description for Data Entry Clerk
Data entry clerks are sought after by many companies in a wide variety of industries, ranging from government organizations to privately owned corporations. Most organizations do not require any education higher than a high school diploma, but some employers may require a bachelor's degree. Usually, the prospective applicant should have at least one year of experience in a related field. The data entry clerk needs to have proficiency in using software such as Microsoft Office. The data entry cle…Read more
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Skills in Microsoft Excel, Customer Service and Filing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing and Data Entry.
Pay by Experience Level for Data Entry Clerk
An entry-level Data Entry Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.68 based on 5 salaries. An early career Data Entry Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.14 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Data Entry Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.00 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Data Entry Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.74 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
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Employees with Data Entry Clerk in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 7.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (4.4% more) and New York, New York (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (13.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (3.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.4% less).
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