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Data Entry Operator/​Transcriptionist

Kaiwhakauru Raraunga/​Kaipatopato Kōrero

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Data entry operators/transcriptionists transcribe and copy information that is spoken or written.


Data entry operators/transcriptionists usually earn

$34K-$45K per year

Specialist medical typists usually earn

$37K-$44K per year

Source: Hays, 2016 and New Zealand Medical Association, 2014.

Job opportunities

Job opportunities for data entry operators/transcriptionists are average due to declining demand for their services but relatively high turnover of workers.
Three court reporters sitting at separate cubicles

Court reporters need to be focused when transcribing evidence

Last updated 5 April 2018