About

Description

As data entry clerks, we collect data and capture the collected information into databases. Our responsibilities include extracting information from materials and storing the information in hard copies. We follow up and liaise with employees within the organization as well as with clients to collect information. Some of us find and correct errors, and bring them to the notice of relevant parties where necessary. Ensuring data backup and handling additional assigned duties from time to time are also our duties. As data entry clerks, we also create precise spreadsheets.

Core tasks:

  • gathering reports, invoices, documents, and information from employees, other departments, and clients
  • scanning through multiple information to mark pertinent information
  • organizing the information and correcting errors in a manner that optimizes accurate and swift capturing

Insights

Years on other jobs

How many years do people usually work on other jobs before becoming a Data Entry Clerk?
3-5 years
Years on other jobs
On average, people work more than 3-5 years in other positions prior to becoming a Data Entry Clerk.

Position lifespan

How long does a Data Entry Clerk work in this position across multiple employers?
1-3 years
Position lifespan
On average, a Data Entry Clerk works in this position for 1-3 years across multiple employers.

Job hopper score

How likely is a Data Entry Clerk to change companies while holding the same title?
Medium
Job hopper score
The job hopper score is Medium for a Data Entry Clerk.

Career path

Path to job

Prior positions

Most people held these titles before becoming a Data Entry Clerk.
15 %
Customer Service Representative
Avg. length of tenure:2 years
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12 %
Administrative Assistant
Avg. length of tenure:2 years
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Fields of study

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Top educational institutions

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Brigham Young University-Idaho
DeVry University-Arizona

Path after job

Subsequent positions

A Data Entry Clerk typically moves on to these titles.
13 %
Customer Service Representative
Avg. length of tenure:2 years
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12 %
Administrative Assistant
Avg. length of tenure:2 years
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Demographics

Age

Data Entry Clerk age distribution

Gender ratio

Data Entry Clerk gender distribution
GenderRatio
female62.4%
male37.6%

Workplaces

Top employers

These companies currently have Data Entry Clerk positions open.
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
Large size
Staffing & Outsourcing
Large size

Industries

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