Training Requirements for Data Entry Keyers

Data entry keyers need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Data entry keyers
Percent
Less than High School 3.0
High School 27.2
Some College 33.7
Associates Degree 13.1
Bachelors Degree 19.0
Masters Degree 3.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.4

Employment Outlook for Data Entry Keyers

This represents about 216,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 7,000 less data entry keyers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 27,000 more.

Typical Income for Data Entry Keyers

Hourly Income

On average,data entry keyers make $15.21 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Data entry keyers $10.01 $11.94 $14.47 $17.86 $21.81
Office and administrative support occupations $9.95 $12.39 $16.37 $21.90 $28.46
Other office and administrative support workers $9.46 $11.60 $15.19 $19.49 $24.71
Data entry and information processing workers $10.23 $12.50 $15.38 $19.04 $23.57
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, data entry keyers make $31,640 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Data entry keyers $20,810 $24,840 $30,100 $37,150 $45,360
Office and administrative support occupations $20,700 $25,760 $34,050 $45,550 $59,190
Other office and administrative support workers $19,680 $24,130 $31,590 $40,550 $51,400
Data entry and information processing workers $21,290 $26,010 $31,980 $39,610 $49,030
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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