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How Much Do Data Entry Jobs Pay per Hour?

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $69,500 $5,791 $1,336 $33
75th Percentile $50,500 $4,208 $971 $24
Average $41,568 $3,464 $799 $20
25th Percentile $26,500 $2,208 $509 $13
$7.93 - $10.82
7% of jobs
$12.74 is the 25th percentile. Wages below this are outliers.
$10.82 - $13.70
26% of jobs
$13.70 - $16.59
23% of jobs
$16.59 - $19.47
11% of jobs
The average wage is $19.98 an hour
$19.47 - $22.36
6% of jobs
$24.28 is the 75th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$22.36 - $25.24
6% of jobs
$25.24 - $28.12
5% of jobs
$28.12 - $31.01
5% of jobs
$33.41 is the 90th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$31.01 - $33.89
1% of jobs
$33.89 - $36.78
3% of jobs
$36.78 - $39.66
1% of jobs

National Average

$7.93 $20/hour $39.66
Data Entry Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$41,568
$3,464
$799
$20
Mountain View, CA
California
$48,996
$4,083
$942
$24

As of Nov 25, 2020, the average hourly pay for the Data Entry jobs category in the United States is $19.98 an hour.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing hourly wages as high as $39.66 and as low as $7.93, the majority of wages within the Data Entry jobs category currently range between $12.74 (25th percentile) to $24.28 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Data Entry job varies greatly (by as much as $11.54), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Data Entry job market in both Mountain View, CA and the surrounding area is very active. People working within the Data Entry category in your area are making on average $24 per hour, or $3.57 (18%) more than the national average hourly salary of $19.98. California ranks number 26 out of 50 states nationwide for Data Entry job salaries.

To estimate the most accurate hourly salary range for Data Entry jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job within the Data Entry category on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Data Entry Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Data Entry job is above the national average. Topping the list is Sunnyvale, CA, with Santa Rosa, CA and Napa, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Napa, CA beats the national average by $7,637 (16.8%), and Sunnyvale, CA furthers that trend with another $10,015 (21.5%) above the $41,568 average.

Significantly, Sunnyvale, CA has a very active Data Entry job market as there are several companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations in the Data Entry jobs category appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 8% between Sunnyvale, CA and Vacaville, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Data Entry role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Sunnyvale, CA$51,583$4,299$992$24.80
Santa Rosa, CA$49,892$4,158$959$23.99
Napa, CA$49,205$4,100$946$23.66
Williston, ND$49,086$4,091$944$23.60
Manhattan, NY$48,957$4,080$941$23.54
Cambridge, MA$48,352$4,029$930$23.25
Arlington, VA$48,079$4,007$925$23.11
Dickinson, ND$47,785$3,982$919$22.97
Ketchikan, AK$47,606$3,967$916$22.89
Vacaville, CA$47,422$3,952$912$22.80

Top 5 Best Paying Related Data Entry Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Data Entry job category that pay more per year than a typical Data Entry salary. Top examples of these roles include: Global Data Entry, Science Data Entry, and Business Card Data Entry.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $15,743 (31.8%) and $34,586 (58.8%) more than the average Data Entry salary of $41,568. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Data Entry jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Data Entry position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Global Data Entry$76,154$6,346$1,464$36.61
Science Data Entry$59,181$4,932$1,138$28.45
Business Card Data Entry$58,435$4,870$1,124$28.09
Digital Data Entry$58,268$4,856$1,121$28.01
Data Work$57,311$4,776$1,102$27.55
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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