Hourly Wage for
Data Entry Clerk I in the United States

How much does a Data Entry Clerk I earn hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Data Entry Clerk I in the United States is $15 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $14 and $17. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Operates data entry devices to input records, lists or other data points into an electronic format. Receives, validates, and updates data. May perform some related clerical duties. May require a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience.

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  1. This Job:

    Data Entry Clerk I

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. Up a level:

    Data Entry Clerk II

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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