Data Entry Keyers

1.4/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $17.13 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 100% (You are doomed)

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated
Qualities required for this occupation:
Finger Dexterity
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Data Entry Keyers' job openings is expected to decline by -24.7% by 2031
'Data Entry Keyers' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Data Entry Keyers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Data Entry Keyers' was $35,630, or $17.13 hourly
'Data Entry Keyers' are paid 22.1% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as data entry keyers?

As of 2021 there were 147,170 people employed as Data Entry Keyers within the United States.
This represents around 0.10% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 957 people are employed as Data Entry Keyers.

Job description

Operate data entry device, such as keyboard or photo composing perforator. Duties may include verifying data and preparing materials for printing.

SOC Code: 43-9021.00


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Omae Wa Mo Shinderu says
This job is already automated using software. There are already scripts that can key in data for you and anyone that does not use these programs to enter data is losing money.
Jul 30, 2020 at 07:46 PM
Owen G says
Noooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!! my dream job
Jun 18, 2020 at 04:37 AM
CZ16815 (Highly likely) says
The year is 2028 we've already taken over this stuff
Mar 06, 2020 at 01:22 PM
E (Highly likely) says
this is a basic and repetitive job
Nov 13, 2019 at 10:25 AM
Owen G says
noo it isn't!!!!
Jun 23, 2020 at 04:28 AM

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