The average hourly pay for a Typist in Australia is AU$26.12.
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AU$44,143 - AU$67,526
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Job Description for Typist
Typists hold general data-entry positions and are employed by a large variety of companies, such as those in medicine, education, and the private sector. Because typists may work in many fields, each employer will likely require a different knowledge base. Additionally, while positions are available for just data entry, some typists may also be asked to handle some clerical responsibilities, such as greeting customers, answering phones, and responding to emails. The typist generally works at a d…Read more
- Type up documents for office operations (reports, ad copy, voice recordings, etc.).
- Engage additional clerical duties as needed (mail sorting, errands, reception work).
- Print, copy, and distribute work as needed.
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Popular Skills for Typist
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Medical Terminology and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing.
Pay by Experience Level for Typist
An early career Typist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$25.02 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Typist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$26.38 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Typist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$28.04 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$26.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Typist in their job title in Adelaide, South Australia earn an average of 9.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (3.5% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (3.8% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.6% less).
Years of Experience
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