Data Entry Keyers Salary Information

The salary statistics of data entry keyers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of data entry keyers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The data entry keyers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Data Entry Keyers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,810
25th Percentile Wage
$24,840
50th Percentile Wage
$30,100
75th Percentile Wage
$37,150
90th Percentile Wage
$45,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for data entry keyers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) data entry keyers is $45,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $30,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,810. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 117% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of data entry keyers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201630,1002.13%6.94%
201529,4602.00%-
201428,8701.39%-
201328,4701.62%-
201228,010--

Table 2. Data Entry Keyers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of data entry keyers in 20 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for data entry keyers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $39,630. The lowest paying sector is the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector (annual salary $24,910).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$39,630
Federal, State, and Local Government
$34,080
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$31,850
Construction
$31,610
Mining
$31,240
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$31,190
Manufacturing
$31,120
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$31,110
Transportation and Warehousing
$30,570
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$30,510
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$30,510
Health Care and Social Assistance
$30,510
Educational Services
$30,490
Wholesale Trade
$30,430
Finance and Insurance
$30,370
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$28,600
Retail Trade
$28,020
Information
$27,900
Accommodation and Food Services
$26,400
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$24,910

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Data Entry Keyers by States

From the above tables we note that not only data entry keyers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of data entry keyers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,950 to $37,180. The highest paying state for data entry keyers is Rhode Island with a median annual salary of $37,180. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,950. For more salary information of data entry keyers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Rhode Island
$37,180
Alaska
$37,050
Connecticut
$36,670
Massachusetts
$36,280
New Jersey
$36,060
Washington
$36,010
District of Columbia
$36,000
Colorado
$34,400
Maryland
$34,340
Hawaii
$32,690
New York
$32,570
Minnesota
$31,910
North Dakota
$31,450
California
$31,310
New Hampshire
$31,160
Virginia
$30,640
Kansas
$30,610
Utah
$30,570
North Carolina
$30,260
Illinois
$30,010
Georgia
$29,940
Iowa
$29,900
Maine
$29,900
Michigan
$29,690
Oregon
$29,570
Pennsylvania
$29,490
Vermont
$29,200
Idaho
$29,120
Nebraska
$29,070
Wisconsin
$28,940
Missouri
$28,920
Delaware
$28,880
Ohio
$28,820
Arizona
$28,810
South Carolina
$28,670
Texas
$28,670
Oklahoma
$28,640
Louisiana
$28,520
Florida
$28,290
Alabama
$28,150
Nevada
$28,080
Tennessee
$27,770
Arkansas
$27,420
Kentucky
$27,180
Montana
$26,500
Indiana
$26,430
New Mexico
$26,200
Virgin Islands
$25,170
West Virginia
$25,150
South Dakota
$24,630
Mississippi
$24,500
Guam
$23,890
Wyoming
$23,760
Puerto Rico
$18,950


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