Word Processor / Typist Salary (United States)

A Word Processor / Typist earns an average wage of $16.03 per hour. A skill in Word Processing is associated with high pay for this job.
Word Processor / Typist Salary (?
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$26,999 - $66,378
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MEDIAN: $42,580
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Word Processor / Typist Salary (?
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$10.20 - $24.97
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$26,999 - $66,378  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,433  
Profit Sharing
$900 - $2,310  
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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$22,131 - $62,022  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.20 - $24.97  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $53.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,433  
   
Profit Sharing
$900 - $2,310  
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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$22,131 - $62,022  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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Job Description for Word Processor / Typist

  • Edits completed work for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and format.
  • Maintain a computer filing system to store, retrieve, update and delete documents.
  • Use word processor/computer or typewriter to type letters, reports, forms, or other material from rough draft, corrected copy or voice recording.

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Pay by Experience Level for Word Processor / Typist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 63%
Washington
up arrow 27%
National Average
$37,000
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Experience Affects Word Processor / Typist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$37,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Word Processor / Typist Salaries

Word Processing
up arrow 23%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%
National Average
$37,000
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 24%
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