Word Processor / Typist Salary (United States)

A Word Processor / Typist earns an average wage of $15.83 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Word Processing and Microsoft Office.
Word Processor / Typist Total Pay (?
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$27,655 - $65,236
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43,276
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Word Processor / Typist Total Pay (?
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$10.03 - $25.34
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,655 - $65,236  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,617  
Profit Sharing
$884 - $2,350  
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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$21,376 - $61,914  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 208
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.03 - $25.34  
   
Overtime
$14.80 - $52.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,617  
   
Profit Sharing
$884 - $2,350  
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).
)
$21,376 - $61,914  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 208
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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.

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Experience Affects Word Processor / Typist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
National Average
$37,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Word Processor / Typist Salaries

Word Processing
up arrow 26%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%
National Average
$37,000
Typing
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 25%
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