How Much Do Data Entry Keyers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Data Entry Keyers

Data Entry Keyers operate data entry device, such as keyboard or photo composing perforator. Duties may include verifying data and preparing materials for printing.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$35850 per year
Hourly wage
$17 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$24,490 to $28,580 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$12 to $14 per hour

Entry-level Data Entry Keyers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $24,490 to $28,580 per year or $12 to $14 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Data Entry Keyers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $24 $50,440
Senior (Top 25%) $20 $40,750
Middle (Mid 50%) $17 $34,440
Junior (Bottom 25%) $14 $28,580
No experience (Bottom 10%) $12 $24,490

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
DC $21 $43,320
IL $21 $42,750
MA $20 $41,350
WA $20 $40,860
CT $20 $40,720
RI $19 $40,450
NY $19 $40,340
NJ $19 $39,490
CA $18 $38,100
UT $18 $37,810

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Data Entry Keyer is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like DC doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at DC might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Data Entry Keyers are in the states of DC, IL, MA, WA and CT.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Electronics and Appliance Stores $50210 $24.14
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities $47540 $22.86
Natural Gas Distribution $46960 $22.58
Postal Service (Federal Government) $46430 $22.32
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing $43490 $20.91
Oil and Gas Extraction $43040 $20.69
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution $41490 $19.95
State Government $41480 $19.94
Local Government $41410 $19.91
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing $41180 $19.80
Automobile Dealers $40970 $19.70
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly $40870 $19.65
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $40750 $19.59
Scientific Research and Development Services $40410 $19.43
Taxi and Limousine Service $40260 $19.35
Beverage Manufacturing $40240 $19.35
Specialty Hospitals $39980 $19.22
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) $39650 $19.06
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction $39640 $19.06
Support Activities for Animal Production $39600 $19.04
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing $39520 $19.00
Dairy Product Manufacturing $39040 $18.77
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing $39030 $18.77
Technical and Trade Schools $38950 $18.72
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds $38880 $18.69
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing $38870 $18.69
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel $38740 $18.63
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $38680 $18.60
Home Health Care Services $38640 $18.58
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation $38550 $18.53

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