The average hourly pay for a Data Entry Specialist with Data Management skills is $14.81.
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$23,989 - $46,247
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Job Description for Data Entry Specialist
A data entry specialist works on computers, entering information for processing or records retention. In many cases, this work may be repetitive, but accuracy is essential as this data is often essential for the day-to-day operations of a company. Data entry specialists are needed in a wide variety of environments, such as working with insurance information for claimants and new applicants, updating product information for online retailers, and processing patient records for large-scale medical …Read more
Data Entry Specialist Tasks
- Enter data into an information system.
- Type rapidly and accurately both numerical and text data.
- Inspect received data for possible errors.
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Data Entry Specialist
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Popular Skills for Data Entry Specialist
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Typing, Microsoft Excel, Data Processing and Data Entry.
Pay by Experience Level for Data Entry Specialist
An entry-level Data Entry Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.27 based on 75 salaries. An early career Data Entry Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.54 based on 196 salaries. A mid-career Data Entry Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.62 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Data Entry Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.51 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Data Entry Specialist in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 14.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (14.8% more) and New York, New York (8.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (6.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (5.4% less).
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