Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

43-9021 Data Entry Keyers



Operate data entry device, such as keyboard or photo composing perforator. Duties may include verifying data and preparing materials for printing. Excludes "Word Processors and Typists" (43-9022).

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 19042$16.22/hr$10.22/hr$13.08/hr$15.42/hr$18.74/hr$23.95/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
ConstructionN/AN/A
Manufacturing160$18.30/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities360$14.68/hr
InformationN/A$17.96/hr
Financial Activities540$16.77/hr
Professional and Business Services810$17.65/hr
Education and Health Services420$18.30/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other Services30$18.36/hr
Public Administration40$16.21/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$15.18/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/A$19.02/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/A$14.76/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 20$12.20/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 70$16.57/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 100$13.86/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 110$13.37/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 110$12.75/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 110$16.21/hr-15.0%
Southwest Minnesota 140$13.43/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 150$15.91/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 160$15.42/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 190$15.42/hr-18.1%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 220$11.11/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 250$17.38/hr-18.7%
Central Minnesota 260$13.51/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,440$18.16/hr-19.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,560$17.95/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,410$17.20/hr-20.5%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Office Clerks, General 55,140$17.90/hr-2.4%
Tellers 8,300$14.57/hr-6.7%
Legal Secretaries 3,530$25.56/hr-20.0%


  • Locate and correct data entry errors, or report them to supervisors.
  • Compare data with source documents, or re-enter data in verification format to detect errors.
  • Store completed documents in appropriate locations.
  • Compile, sort, and verify the accuracy of data before it is entered.
  • Select materials needed to complete work assignments.
  • Compare data with source documents, or re-enter data in verification format to detect errors.
  • Store completed documents in appropriate locations.
  • Select materials needed to complete work assignments.
  • Compile, sort, and verify the accuracy of data before it is entered.
  • Locate and correct data entry errors, or report them to supervisors.