Scanner Operator Salary

The average Scanner Operator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $12.22 per hour. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — more than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by just over a half. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$24,480 - $54,746
$27K
MEDIAN: $26,724
50%

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$9.00 - $15.21
$9
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $12.01
10%
50%
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$0$54K
Salary $26,724
Bonus $0.59 - $1,957
Profit Sharing $225.00
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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$19,040 - $33,150
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $9.00 - $15.21
Overtime $8.27 - $27.57
Annual Data $0$33K
Bonus $0.59 - $1,957
Profit Sharing $225.00
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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$19,040 - $33,150
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 150

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Job Description for Scanner Operator

Scanner operators are responsible for operating and maintaining scanner equipment for their organization. They are in charge of setting up scanners and making sure all hardware works correctly before use. In addition, they interact with other operators and team members, troubleshoot scanner equipment, read scanner codes, and interact with the scanner to verify software versions and update scanner applications.

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Scanner Operator Tasks

  • Organize documents and files, preparing and scanning all files not in the computer system.
  • Collect, answer, and distribute mail to correct departments.
  • Monitor and maintain equipment, correcting problems and calibrating when required.
  • Quality check all scanned documents, correcting malfunctions and processing to ensure a legible, usable digital file is created.

Scanner Operator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Scanner Operator

Pay by Experience for a Scanner Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Scanner Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 99 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Scanner 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 47 salaries. An experienced Scanner Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 28 salaries. A Scanner Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 6 salaries.

Scanner Operator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Scanner Operator?

Scanner Operator in Atlanta:
"Managing documents."
Pros: Helping coworkers with issues with documents.
Cons: Going to the nursing stations for documents.

Scanner Operator in Houston:
"I wish I knew that this job doesn't have room to advancement."
Imaging/Scanning documents for me is a routine job. The pros is you have decent hours and the job is basically self explanatory. The cons is after the work slows down there is nothing to do. If you are looking to advance in this field you may find out that this job is not built for advancement, you may want to try another field to invest your time in that will lead you to a successful career.

Scanner Operator in Hooks:
"Just me."
Pros: The hours, pay, and active secret clearance.
Cons: Boring, bad on the eyes.

Scanner Operator in Chico:
Pros: Good people, air conditioning, some variety.
Cons: Very early hours, split days off, low wages, no program for certification of skills,

Scanner Operator in Cleveland:
"Go forward when you can."
Try to advance yourself.

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Key Stats for Scanner Operator

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Scanner Operator Salaries

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲10%

Late-Career
▲8%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Skills That Affect Scanner Operator Salaries

Document Indexing
▲10%

National Average
$25,000

Data Entry
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 37%
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