The average hourly pay for a Word Processor / Typist is $17.94.
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Job Description for Word Processor / Typist
The typist, or word processor, is hired by various types of companies, usually in the administrative department of the company. Most organizations are looking for applicants with a high school diploma, although others do not have any education requirements. Similarly, many organizations do not require any previous experience in this field, although it would be helpful to have some experience working in an office or administrative department. The job will take place in an office setting. The well…Read more
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Popular Skills for Word Processor / Typist
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Skills in Microsoft Word, Document Preparation and Word Processing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing and Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Word Processor / Typist
An entry-level Word Processor / Typist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.44 based on 7 salaries. An early career Word Processor / Typist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.27 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Word Processor / Typist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.91 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Word Processor / Typist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.25 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
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Employees with Word Processor / Typist in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 31.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (25.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (10.4% more).
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