Data Entry Clerk Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$29,000
$23,000
Min 10%
$29,000
Median 50%
$36,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
UnitedHealth Group
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
2.3 years
How much does a data entry clerk make?
Data Entry Clerks in America make, on average, $29,296 a year or $14.09 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $23,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $36,000. Professional companies and Technology companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Nevada, Oregon, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Rhode Island have the highest paying Data Entry Clerk jobs. The typical tenure for a Data Entry Clerk is 2.3 years.
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$27,036

Average Data Entry Clerk Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Data Entry Clerk in the United States is $29,296 per year or $14.09 per hour. The city with the highest Data Entry Clerk salary is San Francisco, CA at $32,470 per year. The San Francisco, CA average entry-level salary for Data Entry Clerks is $22,000. Some of the states with the best Data Entry Clerk salaries are Nevada, Oregon, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Connecticut. On the other hand, Kentucky, Mississippi, Texas, Louisiana, and South Carolina report the lowest wages for Data Entry Clerks.

Map of Data Entry Clerk Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Data Entry Clerks earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Data Entry Clerk Salary By Company

Data Entry Clerks can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Professional companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Data Entry Clerks. UnitedHealth Group and Price Chopper Supermarkets are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Apex or Surgical Care Affiliates, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Data Entry Clerks.

Average Data Entry Clerk Pay By Industry

Wages for Data Entry Clerks can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Finance companies, Health Care companies, and Technology companies tend to have the highest salaries for Data Entry Clerks. Salaries for Data Entry Clerks in Finance companies average $35,639 annually, while Health Care companies and Technology companies pay $30,030 and $29,497, respectively. At $26,270, the average salary for Data Entry Clerks in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$35,639
$36k
Health Care
Health Care
$30,030
$30k
Technology
Technology
$29,497
$29k
Transportation
Transportation
$29,298
$29k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$28,778
$29k
Retail
Retail
$28,033
$28k
Professional
Professional
$26,270
$26k

Data Entry Clerk Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Data Entry Clerk Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Data Entry Clerk can range from $24,996 to $32,985 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Data Entry Clerk Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
United States Courts
Case Processing Clerk
04/26/2020
$34,596
Management Decisions, Inc.
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04/24/2020
$33,392
Ascend Staffing
Data Entry Clerk
04/24/2020
$32,349
Caine & Weiner
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04/23/2020
$20,870
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04/23/2020
$29,218
TPI Staffing
Data Entry Clerks
04/23/2020
$27,131
Data Entry Clerk
04/21/2020
$29,218
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04/18/2020
$29,218
Data Entry Clerk
04/17/2020
$25,044
Focus of Georgia, Inc.
Data Entry Clerk
04/17/2020
$20,870
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