What does a Senior Data Entry Clerk do?

Data entry clerks are responsible for inputting a high volume of data from multiple sources into a database, ensuring that all necessary data is being entered and maintained. In addition, data entry clerks must verify and edit data as needed. Aside from the primary duty of data entry, many data entry clerks also perform other general office tasks like scanning documents and answering phones.

Data entry clerks must have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED). Much of the training for data entry clerks happens on-the-job. Beyond that, they must be computer savvy, have an eye for detail, and possess quick typing skills.

  • Receive and process invoices for payment and update invoice details accordingly
  • Accurately enter data into corresponding fields within various software programs
  • Identify and correct data entry errors using appropriate quality control methods
  • Perform related tasks like ordering office supplies and filing documents
  • Manage and organize records and files
  • Prepare relevant reports as needed
  • Provide general data entry support across many teams on an ad-hoc basis
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • 2 years of data entry experience or related office experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to enter data into a computer quickly and accurately
  • Comfortable with office equipment including a computer, telelphone, scanner, calculator, and photocopier
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to think analytically
Work/Life Balance
3.7 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

Senior Data Entry Clerk Salaries

Average Base Pay

$40,041 /yr
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Not including cash compensation
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Senior Data Entry Clerk Career Path

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“Good and friendly environment for work.it is near to my home and one of the best place to work”

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Apr. 23, 2021

“I love working with flexible schedule and it was a very convenient part time job that i enjoyed”

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“People wasn’t too nice and I felt I didn’t get a fair change starting off.”

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Jan. 19, 2020

“Flexible working hours and no minimum target completion makes this the best data entry typing job for me.”

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Oct. 29, 2021

“No stress at work and no much pressure by the superiors if you do your job perfectly.”

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Jun. 2, 2021

“This company is really flexible with your work schedule exactly what I needed with small children”

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Jul. 18, 2020

“I hate having a job where I'm so far above my boss it's ridiculous.”

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Aug. 17, 2021

“Nothing low pay keep looking if possible but if you have no other choice its a good temporary position.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a Senior Data Entry Clerk

When working as a Senior Data Entry Clerk, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are SAP Information Steward, Microsoft EXCEL, Microsoft Office Suite, Oracle SQL and Word Processing.

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