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Job Title: Data Entry Operator

Job Summary: We are seeking a detail-oriented and efficient Data Entry Operator to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for accurately inputting data into our systems and maintaining data integrity. The Data Entry Operator will work closely with other team members to ensure timely and accurate data entry.


  • Input data into various systems accurately and efficiently
  • Verify data accuracy and completeness
  • Identify and correct errors in data entry
  • Maintain data integrity and security
  • Communicate with team members to ensure timely and accurate data entry
  • Perform other administrative tasks as needed


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Proven experience as a data entry operator or similar role
  • Excellent typing skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and data entry software

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Repetitive motions such as typing and data entry
  • Lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds

Work Environment:

  • Office environment
  • Fast-paced and deadline-driven
  • May require occasional overtime or weekend work

Salary: [Insert salary range]


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Professional development opportunities

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Data Entry Operator

What is the best way to find and hire a Data Entry Operator near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Data Entry Operator applicants. Employers posting their Data Entry Operator job on Indeed get about 15 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Data Entry Operator applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Data Entry Operator are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 13 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 23 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Data Entry Operator positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Data Entry Operator role?
SMS has 95% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Data Entry Operator job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Data Entry Operators are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 194% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Data Entry Operator applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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