Data Operator Salary in India

As the name itself suggests, data entry means you have to enter or else modify a bulk of data provided by the company either in MS Word or Excel or in any software.

It also might entail retyping of the data provided to the hard or soft copy. Let us find out the different aspects of data entry remunerations in India.

There is a decent scope for data entry operators both in government and private sectors.

Here is an overview of data entry operators' salary shelled out by some of the leading enterprises on a monthly or hourly basis:

EmployersJob CategoryAverage Salaries
Mukesh BrakeliningData EntryINR 14,000- INR 16,000 per month
Freelance AdvancersFreelance Data Entry OperatorsINR 9638- INR 10,000 per month
Unity Business NetworksData EntryINR 9,699- INR 10,000 per month
Ministry of Corporate AffairsData EntryINR 5,735- INR 6,274 per month
HOV ServicesData EntryINR 4,820- INR 5,247 per month
Ministry of Urban DevelopmentData Entry Operator (Contractor, Monthly)INR 9,523- INR 10,000 per month per month
KSJ Business SolutionsData EntryINR 48-INR 52 (per hour)
Mukush BPOData EntryINR 14,000- INR 15,000 per month per month

Though there is limited scope to exploit different fields here, you might as well specialize in one or two of them and be paid accordingly:

Speciality or SkillsAverage Annual Salaries
Microsoft OfficeINR 91,935 - INR 138,017
Data EntryINR 66,238 - INR 220,098
TypingINR 72,000 - INR 176,874

The average pay of data entry operator quite naturally heads upward with experience:

ExperienceAverage Annual Salaries
Less than a yearINR 68,659 - INR 271,200
1-4 yearsINR 58,175 - INR 186,753
5-9 yearsINR 70,224 - INR 243,867
10-19 yearsINR 81,161 - INR 595,976

Pay structures are designed in accordance with the varying costs of living in different cities. Let's find out more on this:

CitiesAverage Annual Salaries
Bengaluru, KarnatakaINR 70,467 - INR 234,143
Kolkata, West BengalINR 52,357 - INR 249,774
Mumbai, MaharashtraINR 49,227 - INR 281,103
Hyderabad, Andhra PradeshINR 63,728 - INR 238,390
Chennai, Tamil NaduINR 84,000 - INR 238,000
New Delhi, DelhiINR 87,266 - INR 194,625
Pune, MaharashtraINR 60,402 - INR 297,988

Male and female data entry operators have different slabs as well:

GenderAverage Annual Salaries
Female59,180 - Rs 247,301
Male59,643 - Rs 225,153

Data entry salaries based on different degrees stand something like this:

Degree/CertificationAverage Annual Salaries
B ComINR 67,200 - INR 108,000
Bachelor's DegreeINR 59,823 - INR 243,282

Perks and Benefits of Data Entry Job

Data entry jobs may mostly be available as part time options, where you will not enjoy usual benefits like cash bonus, profit sharing, paid leaves (both casual and medical) etc. However if you are going for a full time job, do find out from your respective employers whether you are entitled to the aforementioned benefits asides from others like medical insurance, retirement benefits like pension gratuity etc.

Qualification, Qualities or eligibility

You can apply for these jobs right after you have finished your plus two or your college. A sound knowledge of MS word and MS Excel are generally required coupled with decent typing speed.


*Salaries and benefits are subject to change without prior notice..

Last Updated: 06/12/2014