Data Entry Operator Salary

A Data Entry Operator earns an average wage of $12.79 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.
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$23,254 - $128,711
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$38K
$130K
MEDIAN: $37,573
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$9.86 - $17.71
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$0$128K
Salary $23,254 - $128,711
Bonus $412.17 - $9,635
Profit Sharing $1,024
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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$21,135 - $54,516
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 110
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $9.86 - $17.71
Overtime $10.19 - $25.23
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $412.17 - $9,635
Profit Sharing $1,024
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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$21,135 - $54,516
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 291

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Job Description for Data Entry Operator

Most of the time, data entry operators work in an office. They must have a high school diploma or GED, but candidates who possess an associate’s degree are often preferred. Data entry operators enter applicable data into computers, often utilizing company-specific databases.

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Data Entry Operator Tasks

  • Create and update databases.
  • Maintain a daily count of all claims processed.
  • Receive all documents and enter the data into the on-line system on the PC.
  • Operate a data entry device to input and maintain lists and records.

Common Career Paths for Data Entry Operator


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Popular Skills for Data Entry Operator

Pay by Experience Level for Data Entry Operator

Pay by Experience for a Data Entry Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Data Entry Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 234 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Data Entry Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Data Entry Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 81 salaries. A Data Entry Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 37 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,388

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Data Entry Operator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Data Entry Operator?

Data Entry Operator in Indian:
"I like online job."
Pros: I like type any other words like any other address.
Cons: I don't like drink.

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Key Stats for Data Entry Operator

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Data Entry Operator Salaries

▼0%

National Average
$29,000

▼2%

▼4%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Data Entry Operator Salaries

Data Analysis
▲5%

National Average
$29,000


Typing
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 33%
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