Average Typist Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Typist is $16.67 in 2023

Hourly Rate
$12 - $31
$486 - $1k
Total Pay
$25k - $67k
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What Do Typists Do?

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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How do Typists Rate Their Jobs?

3.7 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 11 responses, the job of Typist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.7 out of 5. On average, Typists are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Typists

What is the highest pay for Typists?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Typist is $30.81 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Typists?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Typist is $11.66 / hour

How can Typists increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Typist is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Typist that oversees more junior Typists, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.