Order Processor Salary

Median pay for Order Processors in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $13.98 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Female Order Processors make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. Some workers in this field — slightly less than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$27,484 - $47,345
$27K
$37K
$47K
MEDIAN: $36,913
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$10.51 - $19.43
$11
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.20
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$0$47K
Salary $27,484 - $47,345
Bonus $350.00 - $5,000
Profit Sharing $457.81
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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$22,834 - $44,632
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 57
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.51 - $19.43
Overtime $15.71 - $27.02
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $350.00 - $5,000
Profit Sharing $457.81
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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$22,834 - $44,632
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 266

Job Description for Order Processor

An order processor is responsible for taking a customer's order and inputting its details into their company's system or registry to prepare that order for dispatch. They may also be required to keep inventory of the stock on hand, as well as inspect the arrival of stock for defects (to know whether the order should be accepted or rejected). In some cases, inventory and ordering are manually inputted onto paper and orders are made over the telephone; in other cases, the entire process is steamlined online, meaning a familiarity in computer usage is required.

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Order Processor Tasks

  • Receive, analyze and process customer orders.
  • Responds to internal questions and issues related to order.
  • Ensure terms and delivery information are correct.
  • Assist the operations team to meet delivery deadlines.

Common Career Paths for Order Processor


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Advancing into an Office Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Order Processors, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $39K per year.

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Popular Skills for Order Processor


Order Processors generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Shipping. For most people, competency in Data Entry indicates knowledge of Customer Service and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Order Processor

Pay by Experience for an Order Processor has a positive trend. An entry-level Order Processor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 213 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Order Processor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Order Processor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 55 salaries. An Order Processor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,790

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Order Processors will find that Fort Lauderdale offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 34 percent. Order Processors will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+11 percent) and New York (+3 percent).

Order Processor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Order Processor?

Order Processor in Los Angeles:
"Satisfying."
Pros: Being busy, learning more, working with others, helping others with their work, achieving our work load and more. Being accountable for accuracy. Etc...
Cons: When others take advantage of others.. Not working as a team.

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Key Stats for Order Processor

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Order Processor Salaries

▲8%

▲5%

▲5%

National Average
$32,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Order Processor Salaries

National Average
$32,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

▼2%


Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Shipping
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 30%