Data entry clerk

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Common questions about being a Data Entry Clerk

Do you need computer skills to be a data entry clerk?

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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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a data entry clerk?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a data entry clerk, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

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How many words should you be able to type per minute for a data entry clerk position?

To be a data entry clerk the minimum requirement to type is typically 45-75 words per minute for alphanumeric data entry.

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