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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 Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 9010$21.62/hr$16.14/hr$18.25/hr$23.52/hr$23.52/hr$24.79/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
ConstructionN/AN/A
Manufacturing100$21.41/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities120$20.79/hr
Information10$20.39/hr
Financial Activities130$17.39/hr
Professional and Business Services760$18.51/hr
Education and Health Services200$22.44/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other Services20$19.26/hr
Public Administration30$23.27/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Balance of State N/A$20.13/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 10$16.37/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 10$18.57/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 20$17.51/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$18.09/hr-27.7%
Southwest Minnesota 30$18.57/hr-21.8%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 30$19.22/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$19.03/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 40$23.40/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 60$18.56/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 70$21.43/hr-15.4%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 70$12.08/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 80$17.94/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 80$23.52/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 90$23.52/hr-27.4%
Central Minnesota 120$19.10/hr-21.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 920$19.60/hr-22.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 980$19.59/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,420$19.47/hr-22.7%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Office Clerks, General 56,580$22.85/hr-3.3%
Tellers 5,770$19.19/hr-12.1%
Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 3,310$27.27/hr-21.3%


  • Read source documents such as canceled checks, sales reports, or bills, and enter data in specific data fields or onto tapes or disks for subsequent entry, using keyboards or scanners.
  • 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.
  • Maintain logs of activities and completed work.
  • 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.