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A data entry clerk is required to compile, organize, manage, and update data and information by entering it into spreadsheets and databases. The data entry clerk is often responsible for transferring information from paper records to a computer system.
Depending on their role and experience, a data entry clerk may be responsible for the following duties:
As a data entry clerk you should possess basic knowledge of computers and be comfortable using one, alongside other devices such as a scanner, photocopier or fax machine.
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To be a data entry clerk the minimum requirement to type is typically 45-75 words per minute for alphanumeric data entry.