1422 Data entry clerks
Data entry clerks
Data entry clerks input coded, statistical, financial and other information into computerized databases, spreadsheets or other templates using a keyboard, mouse, or optical scanner, speech recognition software or other data entry tools. They are employed in the private and public sectors.
- computer equipment operator
- computer terminal operator
- data control clerk
- data entry clerk
- data entry operator
- data entry verifier-operator
- data input clerk
- data processing control clerk
- data processing verifier
- data processor
- EDP (electronic data-processing) equipment operator
- electronic data-processing (EDP) equipment operator
- interpreting machine operator – data entry
- payment entry clerk
- payment input clerk
Data entry clerks perform some or all of the following duties:
- Receive and register invoices, forms, records and other documents for data capture
- Input data into computerized databases, spreadsheets or other templates using a keyboard, mouse, or optical scanner, speech recognition software or other data entry tools
- Import and/or export data between different kinds of software
- Verify accuracy and completeness of data
- Identify, label and organize electronic storage media
- Maintain libraries of electronic storage media.
- Completion of secondary school may be required.
- College or other courses in data entry may be required.
- Progression to senior positions is possible with experience.
- General office support workers (1411)
- Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers (1211)
Source: This content has been taken from the official website of CIC