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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Data Entry Keyers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,570
25th Percentile Wage
$25,870
50th Percentile Wage
$30,930
75th Percentile Wage
$37,840
90th Percentile Wage
$46,260

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 $46,260. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $30,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,570. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 114% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of data entry keyers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$30,930
2.68% 9.44%
2016
$30,100
2.13% -
2015
$29,460
2.00% -
2014
$28,870
1.39% -
2013
$28,470
1.62% -
2012
$28,010
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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 $40,560. The lowest paying sector is the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector (annual salary $27,380).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$40,560
Federal, State, and Local Government
$35,000
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$32,720
Transportation and Warehousing
$32,540
Manufacturing
$32,020
Health Care and Social Assistance
$31,610
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$31,490
Finance and Insurance
$31,460
Wholesale Trade
$31,240
Accommodation and Food Services
$31,210
Educational Services
$31,170
Mining
$31,070
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$31,060
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$31,020
Construction
$30,870
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$30,630
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$29,580
Retail Trade
$29,240
Information
$28,990
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$27,380

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 $18,840 to $40,400. The highest paying state for data entry keyers is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $40,400. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,840. For more salary information of data entry keyers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$40,400
Alaska
$37,840
Connecticut
$37,790
New Jersey
$36,970
Massachusetts
$36,910
Rhode Island
$36,410
Maryland
$35,250
Washington
$34,510
Colorado
$34,460
Minnesota
$33,730
New York
$33,620
Utah
$32,530
Vermont
$32,140
California
$32,020
Illinois
$31,670
Maine
$31,640
Oregon
$31,360
North Dakota
$31,340
New Hampshire
$31,260
North Carolina
$31,130
Virgin Islands
$31,000
Kansas
$30,730
Iowa
$30,670
Michigan
$30,570
Delaware
$30,480
Virginia
$30,230
Wisconsin
$30,160
Ohio
$30,070
Pennsylvania
$30,000
Hawaii
$29,820
Missouri
$29,800
Nebraska
$29,650
Georgia
$29,620
Texas
$29,540
Oklahoma
$29,480
Florida
$29,430
Arizona
$29,230
Indiana
$29,190
Alabama
$28,680
Nevada
$28,630
Tennessee
$28,480
Kentucky
$28,140
South Carolina
$28,110
Idaho
$27,930
Mississippi
$27,670
New Mexico
$27,620
Montana
$27,280
Arkansas
$26,890
Louisiana
$26,740
Guam
$25,260
South Dakota
$25,010
West Virginia
$24,530
Wyoming
$24,250
Puerto Rico
$18,840



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