Data Entry Clerk
A Data Entry Clerk, or Data Entry Specialist, is responsible for inputting data and making changes to existing data figures in digital databases.
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Data entry specialists are responsible for digitizing data for storage purposes. Their main duties include updating the company database, digitizing physical records and preparing periodic reports.
Data entry clerks may be asked to transcribe anything from a written document to a recorded conversation. Most employers seek clerks who can type quickly and accurately, with 45 to 75 words per minute (WPM) being the average across most industries.