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Word Processors and Typists

Use word processing equipment to type letters, forms, or reports.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$23.56 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  -36%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Enter information into databases or software programs.
  • Format digital documents, data, or images.
  • Operate computers or computerized equipment.
  • Type documents.
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Administrative Assistant
Clerk Typist

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