The average hourly pay for a Data Entry Specialist in Chicago, Illinois is $16.27.
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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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Popular Skills for Data Entry Specialist
Avg. Hourly Rate
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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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