Average Data Entry Specialist Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

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The average hourly pay for a Data Entry Specialist in Chicago, Illinois is $16.27.
MEDIAN $16.27
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $22
$500 - $1,500
Total Pay
$26,718 - $47,932

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Job Description for Data Entry Specialist

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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Popular Skills for Data Entry Specialist

Skills in Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Processing and Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Entry Specialist

An early career Data Entry Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.48 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Data Entry Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.62 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Data Entry Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 13 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (13.5% less), Phoenix, Arizona (10.3% less) and Tampa, Florida (10.1% less).

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