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:
|Employers||Job Category||Average Salaries|
|Mukesh Brakelining||Data Entry||INR 14,000- INR 16,000 per month|
|Freelance Advancers||Freelance Data Entry Operators||INR 9638- INR 10,000 per month|
|Unity Business Networks||Data Entry||INR 9,699- INR 10,000 per month|
|Ministry of Corporate Affairs||Data Entry||INR 5,735- INR 6,274 per month|
|HOV Services||Data Entry||INR 4,820- INR 5,247 per month|
|Ministry of Urban Development||Data Entry Operator (Contractor, Monthly)||INR 9,523- INR 10,000 per month per month|
|KSJ Business Solutions||Data Entry||INR 48-INR 52 (per hour)|
|Mukush BPO||Data Entry||INR 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 Skills||Average Annual Salaries|
|Microsoft Office||INR 91,935 – INR 138,017|
|Data Entry||INR 66,238 – INR 220,098|
|Typing||INR 72,000 – INR 176,874|
The average pay of data entry operator quite naturally heads upward with experience:
|Experience||Average Annual Salaries|
|Less than a year||INR 68,659 – INR 271,200|
|1-4 years||INR 58,175 – INR 186,753|
|5-9 years||INR 70,224 – INR 243,867|
|10-19 years||INR 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:
|Cities||Average Annual Salaries|
|Bengaluru, Karnataka||INR 70,467 – INR 234,143|
|Kolkata, West Bengal||INR 52,357 – INR 249,774|
|Mumbai, Maharashtra||INR 49,227 – INR 281,103|
|Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh||INR 63,728 – INR 238,390|
|Chennai, Tamil Nadu||INR 84,000 – INR 238,000|
|New Delhi, Delhi||INR 87,266 – INR 194,625|
|Pune, Maharashtra||INR 60,402 – INR 297,988|
Male and female data entry operators have different slabs as well:
|Gender||Average Annual Salaries|
|Female||59,180 – Rs 247,301|
|Male||59,643 – Rs 225,153|
Data entry salaries based on different degrees stand something like this:
|Degree/Certification||Average Annual Salaries|
|B Com||INR 67,200 – INR 108,000|
|Bachelor’s Degree||INR 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: 09/11/12