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Data Entry Operator Salary

$34,221 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Data Entry Operator is $34,221 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Data Entry Operator is between $26,249 and $40,767. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Data Entry Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Enters data into computer using various data entry devices.
  • Inputs lists of items, alphabetic, numeric, or symbolic in computer-readable format.
  • Compares data entered with source documents, or re-enters data in verification format on screen to detect errors.
Data Entry Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Data Entry Keyers

Job family population: 180,100

Estimated population of Data Entry Operator jobs: 21,770

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Data Entry Operator Job Listings for United States

Data Entry Operator
Jun 13
Corona, CA, USA
Performs mid-volume data entry (average: 8,001 to 10,000 keystrokes per hour)** Shift/hours: 1st shift, 40 hours per week, M-F Pay Range : $12.00-$15.00 hourly Parking FEE: Free Location: Corona ...
Data Entry Operators Needed-Fort Worth, TX
May 28
Fort Worth, TX, USA
Kelly Services
Kelly Services is seeking experienced Data Entry Operators for our global medical manufacturing client in Fort Worth, TX. These are full time, long term temporary positions paying $14.00-15.85/hr. ...
Data Entry
Jun 10
Carson, CA, USA
First Call Staffing
Our client in Carson is looking for a data entry operator to input freight bills into their customized software program. * You must be fast and accurate and proficient in Word and Excel. * Hours may ...
Data Entry Specialist - IMMEDIATE NEED
Jun 14
Plymouth, MN, USA
Russell Tobin & Associates
Our client, a manufacturer of snowmobiles, is looking for a Data Entry Specialist to join their ... with operating companies throughout the United States, Canada, India and Brazil. Pride Global ...
Client Service / Data Entry Associate (Healthcare exp. / Bilingual)
Jun 11
Foothill Ranch, CA, USA
... Data Entry Associate. If you have experience working in the medical/healthcare field or if you are ... their proprietary operating system. * Complete an extensive training program on Onyx.
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