Data Entry Keyers

General Information

Description

Operate data entry device, such as keyboard or photo composing perforator. Duties may include verifying data and preparing materials for printing.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit70.31%
  2. State and local government13.72%
  3. Private, not for profit8.88%
  4. Self-employed3.45%
  5. Federal government3.18%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$34,440

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$40,010
$25,170
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 58%
  • Some college 30%
  • Associate's degree 11%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Clerical
  • English Language
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Law and Government
  • Mathematics

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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