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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
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,49045$16.49/hr$11.02/hr$11.02/hr$15.42/hr$19.45/hr$24.34/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
ConstructionN/AN/A
Manufacturing130$19.74/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities240$17.75/hr
Information180$14.93/hr
Financial Activities210$19.13/hr
Professional and Business Services990$11.02/hr
Education and Health Services300$19.29/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other Services50$19.00/hr
Public Administration30$18.71/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$19.41/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 20$18.72/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$15.31/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 40$15.33/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 50$18.72/hr-27.7%
Rochester MN MSA 50$18.51/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 60$18.00/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 70$18.24/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 70$15.51/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 90$18.08/hr-21.8%
Southeast Minnesota 110$18.20/hr-15.4%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 110$18.88/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 120$12.28/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 140$17.75/hr-21.7%
Northwest Balance of State 150$18.71/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 170$18.71/hr-27.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,490$15.42/hr-22.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,570$15.43/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,130$15.56/hr-22.7%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Office Clerks, General 52,900$19.71/hr-3.3%
Tellers 5,800$18.84/hr-12.1%
Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 2,680$30.77/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.