Word Processor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$39,000
$28,000
Min 10%
$39,000
Median 50%
$54,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Exela Technologies
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
3.9 years
How much does a word processor make?
Word Processors in the US make on average $39,139 annually or $18.82 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $54,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $28,000 per year. Professional companies and Construction companies have the most job opportunities for Word Processors. The top 5 states when it comes to Word Processor salaries are New Jersey, New York, California, Alaska, and Illinois. The typical tenure for a Word Processor is 3.9 years.
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Average Word Processor Salary By Location

Across America, Word Processors make on average $39,139 annually or $18.82 hourly. Word Processors make the most in New York, NY at about $56,632 per year. Not only that, New York, NY also has an average entry-level salary of $27,000. New Jersey, New York, California, Alaska, and Illinois are the highest paying states. Nebraska, Missouri, Montana, Hawaii, and Colorado are the lowest earners.

Map of Word Processor Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Word Processors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Word Processor Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Word Processor makes. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Word Processors are Professional companies and Construction companies. Word Processors at Exela Technologies and Weston Solutions Holdings report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like KBR or Pacific Architects and Engineers, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Word Processors.

Average Word Processor Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Word Processor works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Professional companies, Insurance companies, and Technology companies tend to have the highest salaries for Word Processors. Professional companies pay Word Processors an average salary of $40,640, Insurance companies pay $37,232, and Technology companys come in at $36,661. The types of companies that pay Word Processors the least are in the Finance industry, where the average annual salary is $34,033.
Industry
Average Salary
Professional
Professional
$40,640
$41k
Insurance
Insurance
$37,232
$37k
Technology
Technology
$36,661
$37k
Finance
Finance
$34,033
$34k

Word Processor Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Word Processor Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Word Processor can range from $36,425 to $47,030 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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