Data Entry Operator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$28,000
$24,000
Min 10%
$28,000
Median 50%
$34,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
ICONMA
Highest Paying City
San Ramon, CA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does a data entry operator make?
Data Entry Operators in the US make on average $28,927 annually or $13.91 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $34,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $24,000 per year. Professional companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Nevada, California, Oregon, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire are some of the states with the best Data Entry Operator salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Data Entry Operator is 3.5 years.

Average Data Entry Operator Salary By Location

As a Data Entry Operator in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $28,927 per year or $13.91 per hour. The city with the highest Data Entry Operator salary is San Ramon, CA at $34,588 per year. The average entry-level salary in San Ramon, CA is $23,000. Some of the states with the best Data Entry Operator salaries are Nevada, California, Oregon, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and New Jersey. On the other hand, Mississippi, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, and South Carolina report the lowest wages for Data Entry Operators.

Map of Data Entry Operator Salaries

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

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Average Data Entry Operator Salary By Company

If you are a Data Entry Operator, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Data Entry Operators are Professional companies and Health Care companies. Data Entry Operators at ICONMA and Leviton Manufacturing Co report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Westamerica Bank and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan report highly competitive salaries for Data Entry Operators.

Average Data Entry Operator Pay By Industry

Data Entry Operator salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Health Care companies, and Insurance companies pay higher-than-average wages for Data Entry Operators. Salaries for Data Entry Operators in Finance companies average $34,757 annually, while Health Care companies and Insurance companies pay $30,969 and $29,191, respectively. At $25,176, the average salary for Data Entry Operators in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$34,757
$35k
Health Care
Health Care
$30,969
$31k
Insurance
Insurance
$29,191
$29k
Technology
Technology
$28,651
$29k
Retail
Retail
$28,400
$28k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$28,022
$28k
Transportation
Transportation
$25,901
$26k
Professional
Professional
$25,176
$25k

Data Entry Operator Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Data Entry Operator Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Data Entry Operator can range from $24,681 to $32,569 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.

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