Data entry jobs can be difficult to find, especially if are looking to work from home because there are so many scams.  But there are some legitimate companies hiring remote workers to do data entry from home.  Some companies may require that you complete a typing test online.

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An average typing speed to get an at-home typing job would be at least 30 to 50 words per minute possibly higher for transcription and captioning jobs.  If you are not sure what your typing speed is, please visit this page and come back daily to practice your typing skills to increase your speed and accuracy. 

Working from home as a data entry operator is ideal for those who have small children or want to work from their home office.  Make sure that you read the requirements when applying. 

Here is a list of some companies that hire data entry operators from home.

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Hiring freelance typists to work to type in signatures.  Must have a Skype account, PayPal account, and high-speed Internet.  Only hires seasonally.

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Get paid up to $9 per hour doing simple tasks, which include data entry for Clickworker from home.  Weekly pay.  Sign up and start earning money today!  Open to US and non-US residents.   For more information on how Clickworker works, watch this Youtube Video. 


Has data entry and transcription work at home positions.  Must be able to type 75 wpm.

Dion Data Solutions

A legitimate data entry company that is now accepting home contracted vendors in the u.s.a.  you must be able to type 60 wpm.  apply online.

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They have contractor positions for their at-home data entry keyers.  Training courses are offered via web conference.  You will need broadband internet access for this position.


they hire typists to transcribe letters, messages, files, etc.  You will to have accurate spelling and punctuation.

Speak Write

they are currently hiring legal and general typists to work as independent contractors from home.  the pay is $10-$12 per hour.

Amazon Mturk

This company has data entry tasks available that you can do from home.  You will have to search for those hits (Human Intelligence Tasks) to find and work on them.  Pays daily through your bank account or Amazon gift cards.


Vitac is hiring real-time captioners.  You will be required to type at least 50 wpm, have excellent English grammar, pay close attention to details, and be able to meet deadlines.  Flexible schedules.  Apply online.

Cass Info

The company has legitimate data entry positions for those who live in certain locations.  Will be required to work onsite for 90 days and then transition to working from home.

They have a test that you will take online in the completion of your application process.  It may take some time before you hear about the status of your application because they may have a waiting list.  Payments are made via Dwolla on the 1st and 16th of the month.  You must have earned at least $30 in order to be sent a payment.  

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Xerox will at times post data entry positions on their official website that you can do from home.