The average pay for a Typist is AU$26.35 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.

AU$19.68 - AU$29.80
AU$20
AU$25
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$25.34
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$29
Hourly Rate AU$19.68 - AU$29.80
Overtime AU$28.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$62K
Bonus AU$305
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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AU$40,982 - AU$62,400
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 70

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 desk on the computer for their entire shift; knowledge of basic computer programs, such as the Microsoft Office suite, is required for this position.

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Typist Tasks

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Typist

Pay by Experience for a Typist has a positive trend. An entry-level Typist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Typist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Typist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$56,000 based on 15 salaries. A Typist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$56,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$52,677

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Typist

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
30%

Experience Affects Typist Salaries

▲6%

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Typist Salaries


National Average
AU$53,000

▼7%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 95%