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Average Typist Hourly Pay

$12.90
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$700
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The average hourly pay for a Typist is $12.90.
10%
$9.72
MEDIAN
$12.90
90%
$19.90
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$10 - $20
Bonus
$354 - $1,006
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$20,210 - $42,144
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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.

Job Satisfaction for Typist

4.2 out of 5
(11)
Highly Satisfied
4Reviews

Career Paths

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Typists?

Skills in Microsoft Office, Data Entry and Proofreading are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration and Typing.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Typists?

An entry-level Typist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.92 based on 12 salaries. An early career Typist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.42 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Typist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.00 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Typist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.01 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $13.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 101 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.9%
Early Career
28.7%
Mid Career
18.8%
Experienced
21.8%
Late Career
18.8%