Data Entry jobs

A Data Entry role involves entering data from various sources into the company computer system for processing and management. Anyone working in Data Entry will need to efficiently manage a large amount of information that is often sensitive or confidential. The integrity of any company is based on the data they produce which validates the importance of the Data Entry position: any information inputted by the Data Entry team will then be used by other people for reference or reports.

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  • Preparing and sorting documents for data entry
  • Entering data into database software and checking to ensure the accuracy of the data that has been inputted
  • Resolving discrepancies in information and obtain further information for incomplete documents
  • Creating data backups as part of a contingency plan
  • Responding to information requests from authorised members
  • Testing new database systems and software updates


Most companies will not require any formal education for Data Entry roles. However, there are some skills that are expected in order to perform this role efficiently:

  • Computer literacy and familiarity with various computer programs such as MS Office (formal computer training may be advantageous in progressing in this career)
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of grammar and punctuation
  • Ability to work to time constraints
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Data Entry salary

A Data Entry professional earns an average salary per year of: AU$45,375.

Data Entry salaries range from AU$38,000 to AU$54,000.

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