Data Entry Job Description

Data entry keyers read, sort, and verify data on documents before entering it into a computer.

Common responsibilities for data entry keyer jobs include comparing inputted data with source documents, maintaining logs of completed work, and resolving indecipherable information.

Data Entry Salaries

Data Entry salaries can vary depending on your experience, the location, company, industry, and benefits provided. Nationwide, most data entrys make between $22,400 – $33,000 per year, or $10.78 – $15.86 per hour.

Employment Outlook for Data Entrys

There are currently 284,300 data entrys in the United States, with 5,920 new data entry job openings created each year.

Data Entry jobs are not expected to see much growth beyond their current levels in the next decade.

Education/Training Requirements for Data Entrys

Moderate-term on-the-job training is normally required for data entry jobs.

Updated: 04/06/2011

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