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Remote Data Entry Jobs

Data Entry Specialist

Creative Financial Staffing

Chicago, IL

Data Specialist

Apex Systems

Bentonville, AR

Data Entry - Raiser's Edge / Temp

Beacon Hill Staffing Group

$17 / Per Hour

Boston, MA

Scheduler - Captioning


$18 - $20 / Per Hour

Greenwood Village, CO

Data Entry Clerk

Liberty Personnel Services

Sanford, FL

Data Entry (Not Remote)

Randstad USA

West Palm Beach, FL

Scheduler - Captioning


Onsite - Canonsburg, PA

Clerical Support Representative


Sunrise, FL

Scheduler - Captioning


Greenwood Village, CO

Remote Data Entry Jobs Overview

Data entry workers record and track essential information for businesses—everything from invoices to inventory. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 151,000 data entry employees work for businesses including employment services, data-processing companies, accounting, bookkeeping and payroll services, medical facilities, government offices, and school systems. Data entry is ideal for anyone with at least a high school diploma looking for an entry-level job. Add virtual technology to the mix, and you have remote data entry jobs that allow anyone to work from home.

In a remote data entry job, you'll put alphabetic and numeric information into a company's data system using a keyboard or an optical scanner. Your responsibilities include making sure data is entered correctly and maintaining the systems that store the data.

Remote data entry jobs are classified as administrative jobs, so you can start your job search there. Get more specific by looking at these job searches:

Remote Data Entry Worker Training and Skills

There is no special training required to enter the remote data entry field, but prior computer and Microsoft Office experience is helpful. Skills that will help you succeed at data entry include:

  • The ability to multitask.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Organization skills.
  • Quick typing skills.

Take a look at these job descriptions for a data entry clerk and a data entry operator to see what employers are looking for.

Update Your Remote Data Entry Worker Resume

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Interviewing for a Remote Data Entry Job

Feeling nervous before an interview? If only you knew what they were going to ask you! We can help with that. Read about the most common job interview questions so you can practice how to answer. Whether you interview in person, over the phone, or virtually, we've also collected advice about interviews that cover how to prepare, what to wear, and how to follow up to make a great impression.

How Much Do Remote Data Entry Jobs Pay?

Employers don't always tell you what the pay is until after you've interviewed, but you should still go into that interview knowing what you're worth. The median pay for a data entry clerk in the U.S. is $15.17 per hour. Check out what you can expect to make in your area by looking at Monster's Salary Tools. While you're there, take a look at related jobs and what skills you can work on to increase your value to an employer.

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  • Photos or videos that show what its company culture is like.
  • Benefits they offer employees.
  • Locations and size.

Time to Enter the Remote Data Entry World? Monster Is Ready to Help

Are you excited to see what opportunities are out there for remote data entry jobs? You're in luck! Start clicking on the jobs right here to start. Then, don't forget to create a profile on Monster so we can send you job alerts and tips and make your resume available to recruiters.