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Data Entry Job Description Template

What Does a Data Entry Do?

Data entry operators (also known as data entry clerks) transfer raw data from paper documents, files, or verbal communication into digital format in computer systems and databases. They’re fast typers who are skilled in 10-key typing and the use of computers and proprietary data-entry forms and platforms.

Data Entry Job Overview

In the data entry operator role, you will enter non-digitized data into the company’s computer systems. You will be expected to verify and audit information, and observe compliance with confidentiality policies and/or HIPAA laws. Success in this role will be demonstrated by your ability to enter information in a timely manner with minimal errors and in a form that’s easily accessible by appropriate personnel.

Data Entry Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Inputs employee and client data into spreadsheets
  • Organizes data based on specific metrics
  • Reviews databases and spreadsheets to fix data errors
  • Collects profile information such as names, email addresses, and phone numbers
  • Develops and implements better encoding processes
  • Compiles past presentations and reports into one central file

Data Entry Job Requirements

  • Experienced computer user; MS Office preferred
  • Average typing ability
  • Superior communication and analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • High school diploma or equivalent


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