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Data Entry Clerk Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$29,000
$23,000
$29,000
$36,000
Data entry clerks in the United States make an average salary of $29,296 per year or $14.09 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $23,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $36,000. If you like following the crowd, professional and technology companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out finance, health care, and transportation companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Nevada, Oregon, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Rhode Island provide the highest data entry clerk salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Boston, MA
$31,192
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Map of Data Entry Clerk Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Data Entry Clerk Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a data entry clerk is roughly $29,296 per year, which boils down to $14.09 per hour. Interestingly enough, data entry clerks have the highest salaries in San Francisco, CA at about $32,470 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $22,000. Additionally, data entry clerks make more than the average salary in Las Vegas, NV, Boston, MA, Minneapolis, MN, Portland, OR, and Jersey City, NJ. On a more broad level, data entry clerk salaries are highest in Nevada, Oregon, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Connecticut. On the contrary, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Texas offer the lowest data entry clerk salaries.

City
Average Salary
Kansas City, KS
Kansas City, KS
$29,594
$30k
Salt Lake City, UT
Salt Lake City, UT
$28,628
$29k

High Paying Data Entry Clerk Jobs

Average Data Entry Clerk Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like UnitedHealth Group and Price Chopper Supermarkets as they offer the highest salaries for data entry clerks.

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Data Entry Clerk Salary History

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    Average Data Entry Clerk Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, data entry clerk salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that finance, health care, and transportation companies tend to offer much higher salaries for data entry clerks. For example, data entry clerks make a whopping average salary of $32,966 while working for finance companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $32,333 at health care companies and $29,098 at transportation companies. But data entry clerks may want to avoid working in the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $26,198.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Finance
    Finance
    $32,966
    $33k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $32,333
    $32k
    Transportation
    Transportation
    $29,098
    $29k
    Technology
    Technology
    $29,002
    $29k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $28,716
    $29k
    Retail
    Retail
    $27,561
    $28k
    Professional
    Professional
    $26,198
    $26k

    Data Entry Clerk Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a data entry clerk can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Cortech LLC
    Cortech LLC
    Data Entry Clerk
    Data Entry Clerk
    Data Entry Clerk
    Yonkers, NY
    Yonkers, NY
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $37,566
    $37,566
    10/30/2020
    Texas Department of Criminal Justice
    Texas Department of Criminal Justice
    Clerk I-Intake Process Clerk
    Clerk I-Intake Process Clerk
    Clerk I-Intake Process Clerk
    San Antonio, TX
    San Antonio, TX
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $23,748
    $23,748
    10/30/2020
    Robert Half
    Robert Half
    Data Entry Clerk
    Data Entry Clerk
    Data Entry Clerk
    Omaha, NE
    Omaha, NE
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $22,957
    $22,957
    10/29/2020
    Data Entry Clerk
    Data Entry Clerk
    Gibsonia, PA
    Gibsonia, PA
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    10/29/2020
    Robert Half
    Robert Half
    Data Entry Clerk
    Data Entry Clerk
    Data Entry Clerk
    Greensboro, NC
    Greensboro, NC
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $20,327
    $20,327
    10/29/2020
    Data Entry Clerk
    Data Entry Clerk
    Billings, MT
    Billings, MT
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $29,218
    $29,218
    10/29/2020
    Data Entry Clerk
    Data Entry Clerk
    Denham Springs, LA
    Denham Springs, LA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $29,740
    $29,740
    10/28/2020
    Data Entry Clerk
    Data Entry Clerk
    Cambridge, MA
    Cambridge, MA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $48,001
    $48,001
    10/28/2020
    Data Entry Clerk
    Data Entry Clerk
    Orangeburg, SC
    Orangeburg, SC
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/27/2020
    Aerotek
    Aerotek
    Data Entry Clerk
    Data Entry Clerk
    Data Entry Clerk
    Nashville, TN
    Nashville, TN
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $28,175
    $28,175
    10/27/2020