Typist or related keyboard occupation

Job holders in this unit group type letters, memos, reports and other documents from draft, handwritten or dictated matter, using appropriate software packages.

Tasks

  • Adjusts settings of printer as necessary and monitors quality of printed document.
  • Proof reads, edits and corrects errors to produce clean copy to specified layout.
  • Inserts logos and other special features and formats as specified.
  • Types letters, memos, reports, presentations and other documents using the appropriate software.

Typical Education Level

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 24% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£18,896

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for typist or related keyboard occupation is £18,896

1,280 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,280. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for typist or related keyboard occupation roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £18,896 per year. That is about £1,575 per month or £9.69 per hour. New workers generally start on £17,680, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £30,992

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,280 people are employed in the region.

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