The average wage for a Typist is $12.85 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Typist Total Pay (?
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$19,671 - $36,476
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29,847
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Typist Total Pay (?
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$8.56 - $19.96
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,671 - $36,476  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,208  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,352 - $40,979  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.56 - $19.96  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $29.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,208  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,352 - $40,979  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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Job Description for Typist
  • Print, copy, and distribute work as needed.
  • Engage additional clerical duties as needed (mail sorting, errands, reception work).
  • Type up documents for office operations (reports, ad copy, voice recordings, etc.).
Pay by Experience Level for Typist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Typist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%
Experienced
up arrow 3%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$29,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 21 votes.
Gender
Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 53%
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