Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Data Entry Keyers: Career, Salary and Education Information
Data Entry Keyers
What Data entry keyers Do
Operate data entry device, such as keyboard or photo composing perforator. Duties may include verifying data and preparing materials for printing. Excludes Word Processors and Typists.
Data entry keyer Salaries
- 2020 employment: 158,400
- May 2021 median annual wage: $35,630
Job Outlook for Data entry keyers
Projected employment change, 2020-30:
- Number of new jobs: -35,600
- Growth rate: -22 percent (Decline)
How to Become a Data entry keyer
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.